kelly corrigan

Aug 25, 2021

2 min read

The Thing about Wonder

The media diets of my teenagers and I don’t typically converge, I suppose because I can’t muster interest in a spray-tanned bachelorette dropping her kimono for one man and then switch to a bikini and do it again with another man the very next day but we do all share passion for the movie The Fantastic Mr. Fox, the Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen and online videos about animals. Recently, we hovered around a cell phone — mouths agog — while a British man narrated the birth of a marsupial.

A joey begins in a pocket of mucus that drips out of a kangaroo’s hoo-ha. This creature — the size…