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One Last Lovely Dinner

My father lay dying of the coronavirus. A normally ebullient 96-year-old, he drifted in and out of consciousness as I, also infected, sat at his bedside. His lucid moments were precious opportunities for connection and FaceTime calls with his grandchildren. … Continue reading

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End-of-life Planning  

Do your parents have a storage unit? What’s your aunt’s Facebook password? Where does your sister keep her diaries? These may seem like minor concerns—but when a loved one becomes terminally ill or dies, knowing those simple details can take … Continue reading

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Jingling Us Out of Trouble

My sister, mother and I were driving with “Gam,” our surrogate grandmother, when our 1990 Accord conked out at an intersection in Santa Ana. Seven years old, I sat crying in the back seat, thinking, “We’re going to die right … Continue reading

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The Legacy

I witnessed the students dedication to their education, their vision and their joy. I thought about my grandma fighting spirit, her vision for my mother’s education. – Wunmi Mosaku Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes … Continue reading

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Wise Woman

Being a wife and mother has made me fully human, because the key to mastering these roles is revealing what the world most wants  me to hide kindness, forgiveness, tolerance. Racism, sexism and classism don’t scare me. Weakness does, because … Continue reading

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