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Grief, Year 3, Slice of Life

The first two years, when Mother’s Day came around, it used to feel as if the world at large was conspiring to be cruel. The messages were everywhere: TV, newspapers, magazines, greeting cards at the grocery store. All shouting their cheerful reminder — “Don’t forget Mom!” It was as if American culture was a toddler given a knife to play with and told, “Go stab anyone who just lost their mother.”

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