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Ezra and my thoughts

I watched the movie  Ezra  with a mom friend Sunday. In short, I commend it to you.  According to the trailer note, the film, "follows a stand-up comedian living with his father, while struggling to co-parent his autistic son Ezra with his ex-wife. When forced to confront difficult decisions about their son’s future, Max and Ezra embark on a cross-country road trip that has a transcendent impact on both their lives." If you're curious what I thought, read on and beware of spoilers. 😬 And here are the cast of characters for context: Ezra: autistic son Jenna: mom Max: dad Stan: grandpa and Max's dad This movie tackles a LOT in 100 minutes. . . Hyperbole: To tee it up properly, understand that the events in this film are over the top. If you go in expecting this kind of exaggeration, I think you'll be less flummoxed at how unbelievable it all is and can more readily see yourself and people you know in the characters. The hyperbole serves to get us thinking about the