Browsing: Loss

the mother I lost
An Ode To The Mom I Lost
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My mom was extraordinary. She had a list of living donors willing to part with their organ just so she could live. In 1995 all that altruism and charity was frowned upon. Doctors would never think of taking something from someone that wasn’t a genetic link.

solo parent
Life As A Solo Parent
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If something were to happen to us, our children would have no parents. This is a scary thought and why we need to be extra cautious with ourselves.

Demise of a dancer
Demise Of The Dancer
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Sally’s mind rolls backward to that fateful evening at 15, when her mother, diluting her sorrows with another round of gin, insisted her daughter needed to “try a little harder”.

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