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Family – For Better or Worse

This Is Where I Leave You
“This Is Where I Leave You” by Jonathan Tropper is a melancholy, sometimes humorous look at family angst and dysfunction.  Judd Foxmann’s father has died after a lengthy illness and his mother has gathered the family together to sit Shiva.  The siblings are all equally bewildered by this last request from their non-religious father. The Foxmann’s have not been together as a family for quite some time and now they will be forced to sit together in the same room for seven straight days. Continue reading