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Living in Joan Didion’s Reality

She chronicled culture & chaos — we’re better off because of that

Screenshot of Joan Didion in her banana-colored Corvette, c/o Freeman Crouch on Twitter.

Joan Didion died Thursday. I’m wrecked. Simply destroyed. The woman who walked me through nascent years as a writer, then as a teacher of words; gone, two days before Christmas.

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Brooke Ramey Nelson

Brooke Ramey Nelson

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Native Texan & Mizzou Journalism grad. I’ve worked in newspapers, politics, PR & as a high school pubs adviser/AP English teacher. TOP WRITER?