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My Sister Died and I’m Left With Ashes of Memories

A letter to Sarah who is gone

Photo by Debby Hudson on Unsplash

Sarah, I forget most birthdays. When I buy cards, I go immediately to the “belated” section. But I never lose track of yours. Thanksgiving baby. Mashed potatoes and gravy girl. Today you would be my senior citizen sister.



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Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Dr. Martha Manning is a writer and clinical psychologist, author of Undercurrents and Chasing Grace. Depression sufferer. Mother. Growing older under protest.