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A Peace of My Mind

A Peace of My Mind, 2021
Photography by John Noltner

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“He made me laugh every day. And I did the same for him. We were each other’s tenuous hold on humanity.”

Read and listen to Kate’s story at

My mother always talks about perseverance. I never gave up. I never wanted to die. I’ve been saying, ‘We’re all gonna make it.’ That could have been a way to ease my own fear.”

Read and listen to Zachary’s story at