One of the hardest parts about losing a loved one is the wondering. I wonder what our relationship would be like? I wonder what their interests would be? I wonder what they would be doing with their lives? Today would be my sister’s 18th birthday, but ever since she passed away in 2017… I’ve wondered. For this blog, I asked for the help of family and friends who were close to Blair. Everyone gave their opinions on what Blair would be up to and what her goals would be as an adult. With these details, I created three versions of 18-year-old Blair, all differing in interests, colleges, and plans. They’re in a diary-type style, and you can read each one below.
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