Rachael Writes
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Rachael Writes

The Exquisite, Breathless Pain of a Terminal Diagnosis

Finding my way through the secondhand grief of a friend’s cancer

Image by Richard Mcall from Pixabay

It’s taken me two months to gather my thoughts into something coherent, to try and figure out how to share a story that is not my story. Reconciling the pieces that belong to me, my feelings, my heartbreak, and respecting that my secondhand grief is just that is a…

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