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4 Lessons From the Death Year

In a time of mass unwitnessed death, I hang out in cemeteries. It’s more comforting than you’d think.

A cemetery. It’s not that spooky, really.
Pictured: My social life. Photo by Sandra Seitamaa on Unsplash

I’ve been sitting out in cemeteries lately. It’s not an affectation. I knew someone, once, who was followed by Death; their partner died, and then one of their parents, and then another parent not long…




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Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Jude Ellison S. Doyle

Author of “Trainwreck” (Melville House, ‘16) and “Dead Blondes and Bad Mothers” (Melville House, ‘19). Columns published far and wide across the Internet.

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