How Death Can Teach Us to Make Meaning From the Inexplicable

Learning to Embrace the Consoling Power of Coincidence

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I kept a large green votive candle burning as a form of prayer during the last six months of my niece’s life. The eldest of my brother’s four daughters, Amelia was only thirty-six. She’d spent her last decade tending, advising, loving, supervising, and comforting teens in…

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Aimee Liu

Aimee Liu

Author, Asian-American novels (Glorious Boy), nonfiction on eating disorders (Gaining), writing, wellness. Published @Hachette. MFA & more@ aimeeliu.net