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'This Is Us' recap: Another tearjerker

'This Is Us' recap: Another tearjerker

After last week’s revelation that Jack was dead, this week’s "This is Us" episode focused on parental relationships — and we got some genuinely tear-jerking moments that are sure to keep viewers satisfied, yet emotionally drained. 

We also got some more insight into Randall and Kevin’s psyches, surely building for some conflict in the coming weeks.  Without further ado, let’s get to this week’s episode, “Career Days.”

Opening on Jack’s life after becoming a father, we quickly see him give up his construction career and turn to a desk job with his high-rising friend (or frenemy) Miguel. When Miguel offers him a promotion and a solid career with him,...