Seeing My Dead Mom in the Mirror

Photo: Shelby Forsythia

It’s always fun showing somebody new a picture of my mom. They look at her, then quickly look at me. I wait, watching their gears turn. They look back at the picture, then back at me and say, “Oh my god. You look just like her.”

Yeah. I do. I look just like my dead mom.

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Shelby Forsythia

Shelby Forsythia

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Author of Your Grief, Your Way and Permission to Grieve and podcast host of Grief Book Roundup, Grief Seeds, and Coming Back. ♥ www.shelbyforsythia.com