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What Bobby McIlvaine Left Behind

The Atlantic
What Bobby McIlvaine Left Behind

This is one of the best magazine pieces I’ve seen in years. It begins with: A death, a diary, and a fight over who gets to read it. It explores the complexities of grief, in language that is raw and detailed and personal and empathetic, and just overall beautiful. A long read, worth every minute (if you prefer to listen, there’s an audio version available).

From Weekly Filet #357, in August 2021. More on: #

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