‘Mine is not a unique situation’

So said David Rakoff in the months before he died.

“Everyone loses ability. If you’re lucky, this happens over the course of a few decades. If you’re not, (meh). But the story is essentially the same.”

And he dances. A few sweeping, sentimental gestures. A rueful smile.

His grace is beyond words, although he does those quite well, too.

For those who have 15 minutes to observe a life well-lived, despite circumstances:

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2 thoughts on “‘Mine is not a unique situation’

  1. Muff says:

    I enjoyed his wit. He will be missed.
    Peace,
    Muff

  2. thank you for sharing that. very moving…

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