The Most Painful Call of My Life

I couldn’t tell them in person that their daughter died

Monica Saiz
Apr 15, 2020 · 3 min read
Photo by Jeremy Wong on Unsplash

The time had come.

I had to tell my grandparents that my mother had died. Their daughter had died.

She had left us a few hours earlier, and it wasn’t the virus that killed her but a depression of a lifetime. They hadn’t seen her in the past two years, just before…