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Coping With Unemployment While My Grandmother Is Dying

Weddings, omniscient aliens, and a Tyrannosaurus rex

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After losing my job, I moved home and attended my cousin’s wedding. The morning of, someone asked where Grandma was. I said I’d find her. I went outside and there she was wandering around the parking lot — small, curly white hair…