At some point or another, we all learn that our parents did not in fact burst forth from their mothers' wombs as the fully formed people who raised us, but actually have their own strange and complicated pasts. We want to read your stories about discovering fascinating and surprising things about the people your parents once were.
Be sure to tag your posts "my parents' secret history." We'll feature our favorites on the cover of Open Salon, and we're hoping to cross-post a few onto Salon as well.
I've updated this Open Call to clarify what we're looking for.