"I have two siblings who are so angry at each other, our family hasn't been in the same room together for more years that I can remember. As far as the eye can see, we'll never have a family photo, we'll never have a holiday together, and things will always be just a little bit broken among us.
"They've both been so firmly planted in their position, it's no longer a contest to see who will outlast who, or who will bend first. I fear that they're stuck; atrophied in their pride. The mean feelings and hateful words have transcended generations by now, which hurts the rest of us—probably more than either of them are able to recognize."