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Victoria Barrett Jan 19
Former poor kids: what are some things you have in your house that you *never* had as a kid, things your not-poor friends would never consider luxuries?
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Victoria Barrett
My kid brought me a flashlight he found in the bathroom and asked what it was doing in there. I said, “It’s in case the power goes out.” He just stared at me like, WTF? And I realized the power was out a lot when I was a kid because we didn’t pay the bill.
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Jessica Burko Jan 20
My husband keeps flashlights all over the house and now I realize why. Thank you for this thread.
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beeswax Jan 20
People who've lived through earthquakes or weather disasters also like lots of handy flashlights (and charged phones).
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Kiera Doherty ☀ كيرا Jan 21
I keep a torch under the sink for the same reason.. but only reading your tweet just now made me realise why! 😂
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