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Jack Huber, "The Lucky Ones: Losing a Loved One amid a Global Pandemic."

Non-fiction Essay


The essay discusses the death of the artist's grandmother in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although not a direct victim of the virus, her death mirrored the experiences of those killed by it. The essay also addresses how mourning and death are experienced in a pandemic. 

Content Warnings: Descriptions of death and dying, hospital scenes.

A photograph of the artists' Grandmother's last culinary delight:

her famous meatballs