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>be me>work at children’s camp when I was in college>90% of the children and parents there are white (thank god)>host mother/son or father/son events where the parents spend a few days with their children at camp>parents are genuinely the happiest people on the planet with their kids>spend all day running around with them, playing and laughing, it was genuinely a great sight >children all look up to their parents, would walk up to me and just start telling me about their parents>graduate college, leave camp job>attend EMT certification >attend fire academy >become fire fighter>twice now, two fucking times in my ~8 months so far working as a firefighter have to respond to a call and cut down a corpse of a suicide victims>both victims women>one in her early thirties, second was definitely in her forties>both of them had 0 (zero) family pictures in their shitty apartments, nothing but a laptop, a closet and floor full of clothes, and frozen meals
no matter how jaded or hardcore you claim you are seeing a dead body strikes a nerve, I sometimes wonder what would have happened if those two women didn’t decide to fuck around and work a cubicle job for 40k a year and decided to marry and have kids instead, I wonder how much warmer they would be instead of their stone cold faces I had to see. You’re not going to be in your 20s forever, one day these dried up corporate women will be chucking themselves from rooftops