That’s why though I have thousands of beautiful photos of beautiful friends, my phone shows me this one every time I swipe to unlock it.
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You reel. You should.
“That would make me sick every time I saw it.”
Words of a trusted friend, those.
“It does make me sick.”
That’s why it’s there.
. . .
“I don’t understand…
Why her and not me?
Why am I not a starving child in Africa?
Why was I born into my family here in the US?”
“I know… I don’t know.
That’s why it breaks me.”