Human Parts
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Human Parts


A Tribute, on Anger

On death and loss, a personal and political reflection

Life is perilous. I write this on the morning of my father’s death, what would have been his 80th birthday. Is his birthday? Was his birthday? I’m not sure what tense to use here.

I’d had plans to write about the overwhelm of being an American these past few weeks: the…



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Sarah Stankorb

Sarah Stankorb is a contributor to GEN. Other works in The Washington Post, Marie Claire, Glamour, O, and The Atlantic. @sarahstankorb