Obituaries and reminders of hometown life

Abraham Villarreal
3 min readSep 11, 2022
Photo by Utsav Srestha on Unsplash.

At the museum where I volunteer on Saturdays, we collect obituaries. The volunteers there have been doing it for so long that there is a long counter filled with three-ring binders separated by sections of the alphabet. The kind that reads Aa-Ar, Be-Ch, and so on.

When the local newspapers have piled up high enough, we get to cutting them. Some obituaries are brief, a name, date, and…

Abraham Villarreal

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