It was wonderful for children, by the way — having your grandpop living with you, having your great aunt, your uncle, for real. Those walls were awful thin. I wonder how the hell my parents did it. But that’s a different story. I know you don’t know anything about that. I know none of you in your families have done the same thing.

Speaking at the annual conference of a Hispanic advocacy group in Las Vegas, Joe Biden comments on growing up in a three-bedroom, split-level home with three siblings, parents, and at least one senior for at least 15 of the years that he lived at home.