Look Like

My mom and dad don’t look like each other although they are first cousins. Mom has a soap opera beautiful face, and my aunt Vicky described it best when we stood in Grandma’s kitchen one Christmas, drying dishes after dinner, and she ran a rag along the lip of a copper pot that’d held soupy mashed potatoes and declared, “Chica,” that’s Mom’s nickname because she’s tiny and wears a size four shoe, “Chica, you look like Erica Kane.”

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