‘Their Presence Was Enough’: How We Grieved in Lockdown

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Just a month after Kristin Torres, 32, found a new church to attend in Boston, her grandmother, Carmen, died suddenly. Carmen was a devout Catholic herself and in many ways, Torres considered her her best friend. Torres told her new friends at St. Peter’s she would see them in two weeks, after she got back from the funeral. Then, the pandemic hit, and for six months, Torres stayed in her…

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Rainesford Stauffer

Rainesford Stauffer

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Author of An Ordinary Age, out 5/4/2021. Freelance writer. Kentuckian.