The plot in Genoa City today on the problems of the haves and the wishes they did.
Theo Vanderway, long lost relative to Dina Abbott Mergeron, is bitter that he has been all but shunned from her will while his already rich Abbott cousins seem to take their wealth for granted.
This begrudging jealousy is puzzling. Theo, though left out of one Abbott will feels bad, is still welcome in the family, and moreover there are plenty of opportunities which the Abbotts have all but handed him.
His talent? He is a professional “influencer,” which means he tells you what your taste in arts and entertainment ought to be. You’d think someone with such a job that requires criticism and judgment for everything would have thicker skin than he is showing.
When I was 12, I, like so many of you, already lost 3 close family members to battles with cancer.
Alyvia Alyn Lind, as Faith Newman, does a most wondrous job of showing exactly how it feels to have the weight of this disease hurts you while at the same time having the determination not to allow it to affect her life more than her mother, played by Sharon Case, would want.
The song “My Brave Face” by Paul McCartney was written as a reaction to the death of Paul’s wife Linda. Linda also died of cancer and the emotions one goes through in trying to stop an invisible killer could only be turned into a silver-lining song by the best of songwriters and performers — as that of a Sir Paul.