Melissa, I’ve read several Medium articles tonight, and many on previous nights. Yours brings tears to my eyes.

Thank you for sharing the most profound and basic life lesson with me.

Your grandfather would be very proud of you.

I am so sorry for your loss.

Author, artist, accidental activist, founder Our Human Family (http://medium.com/our-human-family). Social media: @clayrivers. Love one another.

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