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Gretchen Busl

What Speculative Fiction and Possible Worlds Theory Taught Me about Grief

The following essay touches on experiences relating to suicide, loss, and grief. If you are experiencing thoughts of harming yourself or others or know someone in crisis, please know that you can always call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255, reach the Crisis Text line by texting Hello to 741741, or chat by visiting the Suicide Prevention Lifeline Chat.

Sundays are my long-run day, when the comforting monotony of arms and legs swinging finally quiets my brain and allows my unconscious to peek above the surface. Almost always as I run along the high berm of North Lakes Park, I think of Katie.

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