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Lived Through This

How to Live Through a Car Crash

We all need a witness, even in our darkest moments

Photo: Thomas Winz / Getty Images

In Chicago, on a May morning so bright it teased tulip heads from their sleep, I nearly killed a man I’d never met.

I had just dropped off my daughters at school and was headed to work. I turned off the radio, unable to focus on it anyway. Even…

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Courtney Christine Woods

Courtney Christine Woods

Storyteller, social worker, solo parent. Fan of triads and alliteration. Believer that we’re all out here doing our best. Find me on FB @courtneycwrites