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Why Didn’t I Believe the Clues, My Own Intuition, Myself? Now I Will Live With My Worst Nightmare.

Preface: This week, I found very specific evidence of an intuition I have had for over a year. That Chris was sexually involved with my one of best friends, a person who was like a family member to all of us, who came on almost every vacation with us, was like a second daughter to …

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Is Chris Burns Dead or Alive? An Exploration Eulogy for a Man on the Run

I have heard it from many people–because we really didn’t get to say goodbye–that I should write a goodbye. No graveside crying, or planning a celebration of life. No community gathering at a certain time on a certain day to share in the joy and grief of a life lost to us. No chance to …

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When a Father Goes on the Run, What Happens to the Children Left Behind? What Becomes Normal?

It’s been hard to write the past few weeks. A few days ago, I spent around two hours discussing grief and trauma–what it means to carry a weary soul–with Philip. Everything feels harder in trauma–like we’re trying to run and keep up with life with weighted vests bearing down on our chests. We are struggling …

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Chris Burns Lived a False Life. How Do We Remember the False Life We Lived with Him?

When Chris went on the run, I had no context for how to process the memories I had of our life together–what, if anything, had been real? Were there parts of precious metals among the alluvial deposits that were worth mining? How do you know what to hold on to and what to question? I …

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What is the Future for Fugitive Chris Burns? When Will His Expiration Date Finally Come?

I am craving a late-night snack, probably because all I have eaten today is potato soup. It’s all I could stomach. My friend brought it over for me, and it was nourishment to my soul as I slurped up every last spoonful of cream. There are so many days, my body tells me it can’t …

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