Monday, February 25, 2019

Writing is Healing for Children Too

Writing is Healing for Children Too
Your kid knows everything is not okay.
Published in Writing Heals on Medium
"She chose to wear a wig, because she lost her hair from chemo. Ellen, like her mother, had the Jewish breast cancer gene. Like her mother, she died young, leaving behind two children.
This was before gene tests, but the pattern was clear, and my own mother could only assume she was next."

My 1st grade journal, the day after my aunt died. (Author’s personal photo)


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