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When Things Go Missing

The New Yorker

An exceptionally beautiful piece. It’s all about losing. How we will lose roughly 200’000 things over the course of our lives. How the meaning of «to lose» changed over time, from minds to hearts, to everything. And how this all is connected to losing a loved one.

From Weekly Filet #228, in February 2017.
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