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Human Parts
A publication from Medium about humanity: yours, mine, and ours.

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And taught me what’s really important in life

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Thirteen days from Boston to Los Angeles, with my mother and brother

illustration: Nikita Klimov


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A simple guide


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A meditation on the gifts of death inspired by the failure of my first bouquet, plus an exercise in creating from decay

Goodbye, bouquet. Photo by the author


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Florida fell and I did nothing to stop it

illustration by author

By the might of my question, the classroom would transform from a…


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To escape a strict upbringing, I learned to embrace my independence in the pages of used books

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Stop using adoptees as pawns in the battle over reproductive rights

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Discovering my path to decluttering

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And coming out almost killed me

Illustration: Malte Mueller/Getty Images


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I was obsessed with silence long before I began losing my voice to ALS

Human Parts

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