Fifteen-hundred people went into the sea, when Titanic sank from under us. There were twenty boats floating nearby.. and only one came back. One. Six were saved from the water, myself included. Six.. out of fifteen-hundred. Afterward, the seven-hundred people in the boats had nothing to do but wait. Wait to die, wait to live, wait for an absolution that would never come.
‘ Five hundred invitations have gone out. All of Philadelphia society will be there. And all the while I feel I’m standing in the middle of a crowded room screaming at the top of my lungs and no one even looks up. ‘