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Human Parts

Getting Engaged Is Embarrassing

I’ve never been congratulated more for doing less

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“Will you marry me?”

“What’s this?” I said, holding a too-small silver ring that looked nothing like one I would have chosen. It took a moment for it to sink in that this was it — this was one of those Life Moments people talk about, and I needed to sit up straight and pay attention and think of…




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June Beaux

June Beaux

I write about death, relationships, family, and grief.

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