Updated: 1/27/2021

Storyboard Text

  • You're such a disappointment
  • I need to get away
  • Stop being a complainer!
  • I hate washing dishes
  • You should get a job so you can keep busy!
  • This frame shows when Adkinson states that he always wanted to be away from his home because of his mom's abusive boyfriend "Having a job also kept me out of the house. My relationship with those men was almost always fraught, and I was always looking for reasons to be away from home."
  • This part shows when you use when Jeff tells Adkinson to stop complaining “Do you know why you're still doing dishes?” he asked. “Because you keep complaining about it.” Nobody likes to work with a complainer".
  • This part of the story says that Atkinson should get a job " Parents in my small western Colorado town encouraged teenagers to work in the service industry after school and on weekends. It kept us out of trouble."