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A Strange Thing Happened After My Brother Died

Some things are hard to explain…

My older brother Hal. Photo from Teresa McGrath

I was never very close to my oldest brother Hal. He was twelve years my senior, so we didn’t have much in common. But he was a tender soul, and like many tender souls, he died too early, at the age of 54.

Some strange things happened after my brother was gone, and to this day, it only reaffirms what I believe about the…



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Mary McGrath

Top writer in humor, short stories, writing, advice and poetry. She’s written for Newsweek, Wall St. Journal, Good Housekeeping, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.