Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Do You Have a Right to Grieve Someone You Didn’t Know?

Private shows of support and public displays have different social acceptability

Photo by Suhyeon Choi on Unsplash

I heard the terrible news a week ago: my old colleague and friend lost her son. I won’t give many details, but his killing was in the news, and I’d heard through our mutual friends.

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Ryan Fan

Ryan Fan

Believer, Baltimore City IEP Chair, and 2:39 marathon runner. Diehard fan of “The Wire.” Support me by becoming a Medium member: https://bit.ly/39Cybb8