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I’m sorry, mom

I’m sorry, mom

Claire Yang

March 15, 2019

Filed under OPINION

“Say MO-le-cule, Mom. Molecule.” “Mo … LE-cule?” I sighed again. Why couldn’t she get it? It’s so simple — molecule. “Mom, there are three syllables,” I said. “It’s not that hard. Just repeat after me.” Last Sunday, we went to Chipotle for lunch. We arrived at the front of the line, where a curmudgeonly employee glared at us from behind the glass. I rem...