People We’ll Miss 2017

New York Giant quarterback Y.A. TittleBy 2018, humans have managed to create a polio vaccine, invent the wheel, pen poetry that has transcended centuries, construct great walls and 2,000-foot skyscrapers, land several men on a distant rock floating in space, and touch the stars. But despite all of our accomplishments, there is one thing that we cannot understand or master: the inevitability of death. Death is the same for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you’re Mark White, who was once one of the most powerful men in Texas, or Henry Lewis, the unofficial fishing guide for Caddo Lake in the tiny East Texas town of Uncertain. The different lives we lived all merge at the same distant point. It’s how we arrive at that point that—for all of our innovations—continues…View Original Post

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