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When a Bad Time Becomes a Good Post

The Instagram falsehood of our sadder moments

Don’t post that.

I quit Instagram today. The pride of doing so necessitates a drop-cap opening. It was not my first time, nor will it be my last. But there was something satisfying about dragging that glossy pink logo into the trash icon. I swear I could hear it make a nice solid “thunk” sound as it landed.

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Kayli Kunkel

Kayli Kunkel

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She/her. Queens, NY. Creating new narratives on mental health and sustainability. Founder of Earth & Me, a zero-waste small business and publication.