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Some People Think I’m a Jerk and Some Think I’m a Saint

Living out loud means finding your own sense of self

Photo by Duncan Sanchez on Unsplash

My mother, rest her soul, thought that I hung the moon. She believed I was the best daughter who had ever lived, and I tried very hard to live up to that standard and be worthy of her belief. I took care of her the last six months of her life and it was quite possibly the hardest thing I’ve ever done, even more…



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Elle Beau ❇︎

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. I am a traveler and a map maker. On Mastodon ElleBeau@stranger.social