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September Is About Counting Memories and Missing My Daughter

I’m obsessed with all the numbers that mark the time that Ana was alive.

Ana, age 14 — Photo by Chloe Mosbacher (Ana’s cousin)

There are 3,289 members in a Facebook group that exists for parents who have lost children to cancer.




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Jacqueline Dooley

Jacqueline Dooley

Essayist, content writer, bereaved parent. I love birds, mushrooms, trees, my amazing kid, & a very tiny poodle. Featured in Human Parts, GEN, Marker & OneZero.

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