I worry about dying in a way that I want to. Reading this essay reminds me that living the way I want to might be the best preparation.

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Apr 6·edited Apr 6Author

Than you so much for reading and sharing your reflections! I love that this essay reminds you that living the way you want is key. Sharing, with intention with the people who care about you, what you love about how you live, is also part of the magic. While I could have inferred what matters to Evan (especially given he was wearing part of his story, quite literally, on his sleeves) it was the conversations filled with clarifying questions rather than assumptions, that illuminated what matters most in his life. That clarity is what allows those who care about Evan to remember his life, rather than his death, as being a life well-lived. A life fully loved.

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