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I’m under the mistaken impression that they have an appointment to see a doctor at 9:30. Apparently so do the 50 other people in the waiting room. At the desk, K points to a clipboard and hands me a pen. So I sign his children in, as I’ve signed my own in at so many… Read More Home

Luck

In the distance of 5 miles. In the space of thirteen minutes. We are about to do the impossible — reunite four people who never thought they’d see each other again. As we turn onto a street lined with split-levels, I can hear Rs bracelets jangling from the back seat. She is twisting her hands. My GPS… Read More Luck

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K’s Facebook feed is screaming, that is when it’s not crying. It’s angry. It’s sad. It’s depressed. The malaise started a few days ago when K changed his profile pic from a bouquet of Hydrangea — blue and green globes of pastel tranquility — to a man in a hoodie holding his hand over his face. Then came the… Read More Zaalan