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About Me & My Dad — The Choice That Changed Our Story

Images of my dad, mom, and me by Christina Craft

September 16th, 2021, I sent my dad an email. Looking in from outside, the morning of sending would have seemed random. The email had been sitting in my draft folder for weeks. The drafting itself took decades.

Only recently had the words found their way onto the page. Only upon hitting send, did they come into being. And so it is.




A publication dedicated to bringing out the stories behind the writers themselves. A place of autobiographies. Types of personal stories include introductions, memoirs, self-reflections, and self-love.

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Dana Leigh Lyons

Dana Leigh Lyons

I’m a doctor of Chinese Medicine, college dean, and writer. https://www.danaleighlyons.com/

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