Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Pandemic Diaries: The Funeral

Real stories from the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Photo by Noah Silliman on Unsplash

As soon as I picked up the phone, I could tell something was wrong. My husband’s voice shook as he explained that he had just received a call notifying him of his cousin Adam’s death. Not by coronavirus, but by suicide.

Adam, a young man in his early 20s, had been suffering from depression half of his life…

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October J.

October J.

She/her 🌷 Wife ︎🌷 Gen X 🌷 Published author 🌷 I believe in kindness and the Oxford comma 🌷 I left my 20+ year career to pursue my passions