I Let My Mother Sleep While My Grandmother Died

My grandmother was dying, and I knew we couldn’t save her

Tracey Folly
Jun 13 · 4 min read
Photo by Ekaterina Shakharova on Unsplash

My grandmother was born on Christmas Eve in 1912, the same year the Titanic plunged to its watery grave.

When my grandmother was a young woman, she visited a fortuneteller who proclaimed that my grandmother would live until the ripe old age of 120. My grandmother…