Beautiful story, quite touching and insightful.

"Keeping up with the Joneses" in my day meant the pressure to have the nicest car, home furnishings, and vacation trips. Social media have turned that old trope on its head or maybe inside-out. Now we share in a futile effort to one-up each other's happiness.

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