In Japan, there is a concept known as kintsugi, translated as “golden joinery”, in which broken pottery is repaired by joining the pieces together with a lacquer mixed with flecks of gold or silver. The cracks are seen not as flaws, but rather as strengths. The restored piece is considered beautiful, not in spite of […]
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My sister Emily’s suicide. Trigger warning-contains details about traumatic death.