My Son Just Turned 20 Without His Mother

The relentless agony of an estrangement neither of us want.

Matilda Fairholm
Apr 11 · 4 min read
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This time last year I published a tribute that I wrote for my only child on his 19th birthday. It was written through tears of grief, my agony of not seeing him spilling out onto the screen.