Quote For The Day 6-14-2017

“If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone?”
Jodi Picoult, My Sister’s Keeper

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7 thoughts on “Quote For The Day 6-14-2017

  1. I lost a daughter, but she lives with me every day of my life. I have also lost a brother, whom I do not miss as much. The intensity of the bond determines the stance. In this case, one just says you ‘had’ one.

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  2. Uh, no. You still have a sister. You don’t disown your parents because they fall off their perch, do you? I suppose the death of a sibling (which hasn’t happened to me, because I’m going to be the FIRST in the trio to go dammit) is different, but in the circles I spin in one still refers to a deceased relative in the past tense, just like they would do with anybody else who had died.

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