It’s Hard Watching Your Sibling Die

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I could feel her sadness, grief, and helplessness through my phone.

My mom, I mean.

You see, she’s watching her sister die.

We’ve known for about seven’ish days that my aunt was on her final days-hours-minutes-moments-breaths, and the truth of the matter is knowing that each second is numbered means you’re watching someone die…



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Rick Martinez

Rick Martinez

My journey began on food stamps • Creative non-fiction, ghostwriting & living life on your own damn terms • Featured in Entrepreneur & Inc.