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My virtue is that I say what I think, my vice that what I think doesn't amount to much.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Finishing a Memoir with Months to Live

It started in Target. Nina was there with her two little boys. I was there with my husband and our newborn. I knew her from graduate school, but not very well—we had hung in and around the edges of the same group of friends for several years, but she and I had never really talked one-on-one. My husband and I were maybe three weeks into the delirium of new parenthood. Nina seemed to really mean it when she said, “I know how you feel.”

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