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It seems I discover death wherever I go.  I recently connected with an old friend—one of the few remaining living ex-boyfriends—and while scrolling through his photos on facebook, I found a picture of our high-school friend Matt accompanied by a cryptic note:  “You will be missed.”  I sent my friend a frantic inquiry and he told me that yes, Matt had passed away in 2012.  Matt was never my boyfriend, but he was a good friend, and I’m as sad as if I’d lost someone I truly loved.

I met Matt in Biology Large Group.  In our high school, classes met for three days in the classroom and then for one day in the auditorium with the other classes that took place at the same time.  We were supposed to spend the fifth hour studying independently.  (We didn’t.)  Matt took a seat high up in the back row because he didn’t want anyone to think he had an interest in Biology; I took the seat next to him because I was new and didn’t know anyone.  It was the best decision I made that year. (more…)


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