For further reading, I recommend two remarkable memoirs about fraternal loss: Shot in the Heart by Mikal Gilmore and In My Brother's Shadow by Uwe Timm.Thomas Wolfe's short story “The Lost Boy,”based on the death of his older brother ...


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