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225 weeks ago @ The Toast - Listening to Old Women · 0 replies · +1 points

I wasn't sure whether to run this or not, but I think she would have been tickled, so I did.

225 weeks ago @ The Toast - Listening to Old Women · 0 replies · +1 points

Thank you so much

225 weeks ago @ The Toast - Listening to Old Women · 0 replies · +1 points

I am so happy to read this! Thank you for taking the time and for commenting here.

225 weeks ago @ The Toast - Listening to Old Women · 0 replies · +3 points

Thank you for reading this. Your comment really made me think that we shouldn't all be waiting for eulogies.

225 weeks ago @ The Toast - Listening to Old Women · 0 replies · +7 points

Sometimes, when I talk to women and hear these stories, I think hard about inheritable trauma. Julia's mother lost the ability to speak entirely, although, actually, it wasn't ability, since she spoke when she wanted to. I'm glad, too, that Julia kept hers.

225 weeks ago @ The Toast - Listening to Old Women · 0 replies · +6 points

Your mom's words are so striking. Thank you for sharing this.