Then Ida got married to a man who promised her the moon and stars. She fell for it, and he soon became a burden.
“Life sucks!” she said. “I have to follow this damn man all over town to keep him out of trouble. He’s never sober. He cheats on me with every tramp in town.”
For forty years, Ida took care of Bill despite the hardship.
When Bill died of cirrhosis of the liver, all Ida felt was guilt.