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Amber Burke

Amber Burke is a yoga teacher living in Abiquiú, New Mexico. She contributes to

— From October 2016
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

A Good Daughter

But what daughter wouldn’t be unnerved by such foreshadowings of the time when her mother won’t be able to take care of herself; when she will have to be cooked for, spoon-fed, helped out of bed, cleaned in the most private of ways? You want your mother to be there to take care of you, to wipe away a smudge with her spit, to make you dinner, to catch you before you fall.

October 2016
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