Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

My Grandfather’s Typewriter Reminds Me To Carry On

How do we choose which legacies to carry forward? Which ones do we leave behind?

Hiding under my bed gathering dust is my grandfather’s typewriter. I used to keep it in pride of place on a shelf, but we’re short on space and I’m worried that my toddler will pinch her fingers or break the fragile antique mechanisms.



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Danielle Loewen

she/her | reader | queer feminist | recovering academic | body lover | gamer | poet & fabulist