Trying To Grieve During Quarantine

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On February 13, 2020 my cousin died by suicide. He was 10 years younger than me, happy, handsome kid, a big favorite of my daughter’s. We have a close-nit family, and his death was the biggest blow our family has ever faced. We were buried under a mountain of grief, guilt, and questions that will never be answered. We spent the first…

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Dad to Sophie, immigrant, world traveler, amateur photographer, product manager. Instagram: @alex.mnats.travel

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Alex Mnatsakanov

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Dad to Sophie, immigrant, world traveler, amateur photographer, product manager. Instagram: @alex.mnats.travel

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