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Lived Through This

What I Learned About Survival When My Baby Died

How an experience 17 years ago prepped me for the pandemic

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InIn the early days of February 2003, the amniotic sac in my uterus ruptured. It came as a spurt of viscous fluid soaking my sheets in the wee gloomy hours of a morning. At 12 weeks pregnant, nothing about that puddle was a good…




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Kim Cooper Findling

Kim Cooper Findling

Fifth-generation Oregonian and writer, editor, publisher, author, mother. Essay is my favorite form. Beach is my favorite place.

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