Addicted to Distraction

Almost immediately, the man turned his attention to his phone. Meanwhile, his daughter was a whirlwind of energy and restlessness, standing up on her seat, walking around the table, waving and making faces to get her father’s attention.

Except for brief moments, she didn’t succeed and after a while, she glumly gave up. The silence felt deafening.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/29/opinion/sunday/addicted-to-distraction.html?_r=0

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