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Photo by Mary Ellen Quigley (from her personal collection)

It doesn’t seem right that you have been gone longer than I had you. So much has changed in twenty years. I wonder if you would even recognize the world we live in now.

Gone is the quiet life you lived. The world now is ruled by technology. People are glued to their cell phones and computers, and it’s hard for most of us to keep up with how fast things are changing. I’m not sure you would have liked any of this very much.

There were so many things I didn’t tell you, and I wonder every day if you knew. Did you know you were my favorite person growing up? That I couldn’t wait to see you? That I could never possibly put into words how much I loved spending time with you? …


Mary Ellen Quigley

Writer, YouTuber, Ovarian Cancer Survivor. Lover of good books, iced coffee & Jesus. Indiana girl. Find me online via my Linktree

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