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The Tragedy of Being Left to Die Alone


No one deserves to die alone. It is wrong. Whether you are nine years old or 109, the dignity of dying – especially when it is imminent and not a surprise – should be faced in the presence of loved ones. Before my grandmother, it was something I took for granted. To me it is […]

Reuniting A Family in Life

My beautiful Abuelia on her wedding day.

Family is family, whether it is has been fifteen years, fifteen days, or fifteen minutes. It is never too late to reunite. This weekend was a whirlwind of tears, laughter and joy as my mother’s side of the family reunited to visit my grandmother (abuelita) who is now in hospice care (read The Gift of […]