looking through a corrugated metal pipe toward a rich blue sky with white cloud in center of view
I still remember waking up the morning of June 12, 2016. The night before, I had crashed in a friend’s Vancouver, BC, apartment. Later that day I was heading to the Digital Humanities Summer Institute. That morning I checked my phone only to find more new text messages than I usually have in a week....

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