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Losing My Mother Doesn’t Get Easier

If anything, it is worse now.

On Monday, November 2, 2020, the night before the much-awaited election, my 91-year-old mother, who was independent and lived alone, fell in her bedroom.

She and I had been anxiously awaiting the election, hoping and praying that Biden would win. We had planned to watch the returns come in together the next night. We were both…

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Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.

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Carol Burt

Carol Burt

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.

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