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Rosemary MacCabe: ‘Death is not something I have ever feared. Now I long for immortality’


by Rosemary MacCabe
18th Jul 2022

Rosemary MacCabe never feared death, at least for its own sake. But it’s only since becoming a mother and experiencing a new type of grief that she wishes she could put it off entirely.

My stepson, who’s nine, asked me last week if I was afraid of dying. “No,” I told him. “Not really.” He looked at me as though he absolutely did not believe me. “Everyone dies,” I said. “It’s nothing to be afraid of.” His gaze took on a derisive quality. “Everyone is afraid of dying,” he told me. Later on, I thought about this conversation. It was brief, like all of our chats, something I am...

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