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New Essay in Medium: Gone Girl

I have a new essay, "Gone Girl," in Medium:

Grief is a terrible lesson in being present, locked in the pain of immediate loss. Each day is unique in its presentness and pain, predictable in its presentness and pain.

To read the essay, go here.