Human Parts
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Human Parts

This Is Us


Notes on watching my grandmother love, age, and embrace cheap music

A photo of the author as a child with her grandmother.
Photo courtesy of the author.

My grandmother died on May 6, 2020, at 8:49 a.m. I don’t remember what I was doing when I got the call — only thinking that, since I was in California (a whopping 15 hours behind Beijing), in my time zone, she was most certainly still alive.




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