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Michelle Dussim

Michelle Dussim is the pseudonym of a writer who has just completed her master’s degree in international affairs at the New School. She lives in New York City.

— From May 2007
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

A Good Day

On the bedside table is a card with a picture of a sunflower on it. Inside, my mother has written in her elegant cursive: “Decide to wake up each day with a smile.” Each word is underlined individually. It takes courage, I think, for a mother to write that after her son — my brother — has committed suicide.

May 2007
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