PEELING THE ONION

Unpacking A Life In Boxes and Bags

A first look at my mom’s legacy

Life in boxes

In the hours after Mom’s funeral, my brother and I sorted through a carload of boxes and bags from her condo, the first excavation of artifacts of her 85 years. She kept everything. Everything. Even my first grade report cards.

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Barbara Andres

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