Human Parts
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Human Parts

This Is Us

In Conclusion

How we talk to the dead

I went to the cemetery the other day, not for any particular reason other than we are still allowed to go to cemeteries, at least for now. Ordinary funeral gatherings are not permitted at this moment here in Los Angeles, a city of four million people that spreads out over 469 square miles. I could not find the number of deaths due to Covid-19 within city…



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Sara Benincasa

Author, REAL ARTISTS HAVE DAY JOBS & other books. Writer of scripts. Host of WELL, THIS ISN’T NORMAL podcast.