She saw their dad at her work. Alex asks how he looks, He drives a volvo and wars gold rim glasses. She said enjoy your meal and thanks for choosing burger king, He has other young kids in his car. Alex imgagined his father as a fat guy. They had nothing to do with eachother. Alex is being put into a plaster cast thing by Laura. Tells her he has to be hoe in two hours. Laura is annoyed by this. He tells her she’s gonna do fine its just making a cast. He believes in her. Laura says he has to tell his mother for her sake. He finds the pickle jar he needs and takes it home for his mother. Paula learns to walk just as a blimp goes over the city and mom gets out of bed to play with her while Alex sleeps. She is shaky and not super good. Mom misses the blimp by seconds and sits down to play with the baby then goes to the rest of the apartment while alex sleeps. She gets her coat which is next to the burger king clothes and walks into the apartment building then the street where she is confronted by people moving in from Wuppertal (The west) She sees an ikea add, car dealership, walks to the street more and sees the helicopter carrying the statue to Lenin away. She is confused. Alex finds her on the street wondering around oddly. At the same time the sister sees her up and says she can’t be up like that. They take her home but mom asks what happened. Friend does another fake news report saying Honecker let people from the west political asylum. Shift in east west relations promised 200 marks neo Nazi behavior is causing people to flee west Germany and capitalism. Sister is pregnant and is moving in with boyfriend in a few weeks Alex is upset she tells Alex to take in West German refugees. Alex shames her. They blindfold mom and take her to the cabin on an outing and show her the new blue car. She tells them their father did not leave for a woman and he did write to all of them. They are behind the kitchen cabinet. He fled because he wasn’t part of the party. He went to stay in the west and she was supposed to follow she was too scared and did not. She says it was the biggest mistake of her life. Alex walks away followed by Laura. Dad’s name was Robert. Mom wishes she could see him again. Laura comforts Alex as he sits by the water. Mother suddenly got worse and was taken to the hospital via ambulance. Sister looks for the letters in the kitchen and finds all of them. Mom had another heart attack dr is afraid she won’t live. Alex is in denial about mom dying. Sister gives him a letters. Alex sits with mom in the hospital. Mom says he can take someone in now. Alex cries in the hallway and is again comforted by Laura who tells him to sleep in a nurse’s room. Alex sees Sigmund driving a taxi. The driver says he’s not Sigmund and takes him to his father’s house in Wass??? Alex asks the driver to wait and says it won’t take long. Alex is invited in and asks for his dad is told to go to the bufett as there is a party going on. Alex hears a childrens
choir and sees the kids. He watches Sandman with them. Dad comes into check on the kids and
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