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Death Et Cetera

When thoughts & prayers feel insufficient

A young Asian boy wearing a face mask holds up a sign that reads “no more guns.”
“School is no longer the safest place to be a child.” {Photo by Jason Leung on Unsplash.}

Death. What a small yet ominous word. I remember being so afraid of death as a child that I put off reading Judy Blume’s Superfudge for a whole year. Of course, once I actually read the book, I loved it. In fact, Judy Blume was my first favorite author. But I procrastinated for a while because the first word in Superfudge is “life.” I was so afraid of death as a…

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