"While it can never replace anyone’s loss, this small change has bought me a sense of closure that I needed."
"As American novelist Anne Lamott famously said, 'If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.'"
“You are naming him Gabriel?!” I demanded, practically shrieking. “Yes,” he said nonchalantly. “We like it. Why?”
Dan Levy’s writing and directing set the stage for a complicated grief.
"My mind raced with fantasies about my own complete cleanout ― not just of my closet ... but of the pain and grief that had paralysed my mind and body for the past four years."
"I questioned if our relationship was even real. Maybe I was being dramatic and selfish? Had this all been in my head?"
"The room blurred, and when I raised my head... gravity took the tears from my eyes and pulled them down my cheeks."
"As I willed my baby to hold on, my sister was being prepared for autopsy in the morgue; birth and death, joy and grief, the beginning and end of life."
“It’s a precious gift to know that my baby’s still alive,” Denise Bargo said during the emotional meeting.