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Posted by Lisa Johnson on
One of my favorite relatives, my dad’s older sister, Ruth, was supposed to turn 80 this Friday, and for weeks, a big birthday party was being planned for her this coming weekend. But yesterday morning, I learned that she had died the night before, and everything has been completely upended. It’s so strange to lose someone you have known your entire life, someone who in a fairly small family, has always been a fixture. She lived about four hours away, but often traveled through the area, as she and her long-time boyfriend and partner had an antiques business together, and...
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