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As of 1/7/2020, that’s how long my mother has been dead. When your mother dies and you are still a child there are a lot of things that happen to you along the way in your journey.

The first and foremost thing you feel is the releasing of your mooring. Along with the grief, all the adults around you are suffering from, you have a sense that you have been cast adrift. At sea. Alone. No navigation system. No rudder. No engine. No radar. No one to…