One Year Later

Photo by Mike Labrum on Unsplash

One year ago today, I left work to go to the funeral of a friend’s mom, thinking my spring break had been doubled to two weeks because of the coronavirus. When I went through the receiving line at the church, I wasn’t sure if I should reach out to hug my friend or stand awkwardly and offer my condolences. My friend hugged me. That was the last time I’ve hugged someone outside my family. One year ago.

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