There are moments that the words don’t reach
There is suffering too terrible to name
You hold your child as tight as you can
And push away the unimaginable
—Lin Manuel Miranda
Explore this issueFebruary 2019
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A friend of mine was killed a few days ago.
By the time you read this column, the scars will have already started to form. When I wrote these words, however, the wounds were still fresh.