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Loss and found

As I grow older, loss has become a more frequent and personal experience. While I never expected to grow old in the first place (a common youthful trait), it did not occur to me that growing older would include a fairly constant grieving process.

Growing up, loss would come in cycles. Each cycle would have some space between for time to adjust. Most of the time, the loss was felt externally. Something is missing. However, when I lost people close to me, there was a part of my identity that seemed to go missing. Those people were part of my experiences that created my sense of self. Their exist...


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