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How Black Mothers Say I Love You

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Claudette still can’t forgive her mother, Daphne, for leaving. For six years of her childhood, Claudette and her sister Valerie were left with their grandmother while their mother moved from Jamaica to Canada to start a new chapter for her family. But in that time, Daphne remarried and had another daughter.

Now Montreal-based Claudette is in her late thirties, visiting her
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Paperback, 112 pages
Published October 2nd 2017 by Playwrights Canada Press
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Mar 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Powerful and moving dialogue. I'd love to see it translated onstage.
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Wonderful. Simple, yet complex. Perfect. Beautifully done. While there are elements of race and sexual orientation that play important role in understanding characters and family dynamics, the underlying emotions, arguments, and expressions of love are universal. I read the play and could easily envision it unfolding on stage in front of me.
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