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Emma Dawson with her sister Lucy. Photograph: Emma Dawson

Emma Dawson with her sister Lucy. Photograph: Emma Dawson

A sister’s grief

Slow members’ daughter, Emma, writes beautifully in the Guardian about a sibling’s grief.

Grief, as we all have heard, comes in waves. That’s a lie. These aren’t waves; these are gargantuan freight trains that ram into your very soul, from nowhere. They come as you stand in the fruit aisle of the supermarket, looking around you, wondering how the hell anyone can manage to get on with life when this terrible thing has happened and suddenly, from out of nowhere that train comes hurtling at you. It feels as if someone has sucked out everything you have – your guts, your heart, your oxygen, your whole being.

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