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Millsap: Obits Make You Glad You’re Alive

Home Planet: Chronicling death makes you appreciate life/Cheryl-Anne Millsap, Spokesman-Review

Cheryl-Anne Millsap: "What are you reading?" she asked. "The obituaries." "Why?" she asked, her voice muffled because she was deep in the cabinet. "Did someone you know die?" "No." I said without looking up. "I'm just reading." "I don't like that page," she said with a shudder. "It makes you think about being dead."

Question: Why do/don't you read the newspaper obituaries?

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