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vicemag:

“Sometimes he will just come up to my mother and do his best to hold her and he will say thank you or I love you. Then he will go back to knocking his fists against the door’s glass.”
—“I Asked My Dad, Who Has Dementia, to Annotate Jonathan Franzen’s How to Be Alone” by Blake Butler is a thing you should read right now.

this is really good.

vicemag:

Sometimes he will just come up to my mother and do his best to hold her and he will say thank you or I love you. Then he will go back to knocking his fists against the door’s glass.”

“I Asked My Dad, Who Has Dementia, to Annotate Jonathan Franzen’s How to Be Alone by Blake Butler is a thing you should read right now.

this is really good.

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