Human Parts
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Human Parts

This Is Us

Writing and Rewriting a Life Story

I wonder who will write my obituary?

Photo by Dariusz Sankowski on Unsplash

I just found out my mom’s second husband died eight years ago.

It was a brief marriage — their whole relationship spanned less than two years — and an unhappy one almost from the start. Mom never liked talking about the man; she wished she could erase that entire experience…

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Shannon Page

Shannon Page

Writer, editor, thinker of things, living on Orcas Island, Washington state. https://www.shannonpage.net

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