"The Homecoming", by Mike Resnick, is a kind of sad, or bittersweet story by Hugo winning author Mike Resnick. An old man lives with his dying wife. Their estranged son comes home to visit. It's not that there isn't love, it's that the choices of the son has put vast distances between them. And the mother's mind is wandering.
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