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Why is it so hard to let go | Tyranny of Pink
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Why is it so hard to let go?

A few weeks ago, my doorbell rang. It was my uncle dropping off some things from my grandmother's house. You see, my grandmother died in January. A few days after my 33rd birthday - while I was lying in hospital. This woman had been like my mother. For[...]

Conversations with gramps | Tyranny of Pink
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Conversations with gramps

Sometime in September, after I had given birth to my son and landed up in ICU after severe complications, my mother walked into my room in the intensive care unit and with one look I knew she was there to break the news to me. The cancer that was eating him al[...]