Genius in a Bottle
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Genius in a Bottle

FAMILY

Forgiving the Ghost of My Father

Godspeed, Dad

Photo by Warren Wong on Unsplash

My dad’s gone now, eight years ago and five thousand miles away. My sisters went to see him in his final illness but I didn’t, rationalizing that I had a baby at home who needed me.

There was more to it though, there was the voice in the back of my brain, where resentment still smolders long after the anger fades. After…

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Patrick Metzger

Patrick Metzger

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