Humanity

My Dead Mother and Me.

Grieving, healing, and changing the story I tell myself.

Mindy Stern
Human Parts
Published in
6 min readJan 10, 2024

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Gloria died 29 years ago tomorrow, one day before my birthday. She couldn’t take one more year of that day. Such is the pain of relinquishing a child, of birthing a human and surrendering it to strangers.

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