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Ms. Rabb’s moving essay addresses a subject that has received press in the past, but she covers it sensitively and well. It is a keeper. She begins:
Recently, when I told a friend about my cat’s death from cancer, I found myself saying, “It was such a better experience than when my mom died!” I realized how crazy it sounded — I hadn’t meant to compare their deaths like accommodations on TripAdvisor — but it was true.