This is a true story. It had to be; that was an edict handed down by God-yes, that God, the Supreme Authority, the Creator of heaven and earth and everything else. The God of Thou shall t bear false witness. So let me tell you about the family God placed me in. First, Neil Diamond isn't really my father. No kidding, right? But kwing that Neil Diamond isn't my father also meant kwing that my mother lived with a significant mental illness. How are you supposed to go back to the beginning and find your way once you've realized the map you've been following is t only illusory, it isn't even your own illusion?