Exhaust the Little Momentby Anna Quindlen
I was 19 years old when I was told that my mother had ovarian cancer and was not going to live much longer.
I’d just finished my first year of university, but I was the oldest of five children, and my mother was dying. So at the beginning of what would have been my second year, I packed up my university things and found myself instead making meatloaf and administering doses of morphine in a house in the suburbs. It is amazing how much you can learn in one year.... Read more
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