Michele Whitney

Michele L. Whitney is a writer and musician from Chicago. When she's not writing or playing the flute, she enjoys the company of her feline companion named Samson.

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How The Legacy of Ell Persons Lives On With Michele Whitney

Posted by Michele Whitney on July 13, 2017

Last year I began a family history project as a way to distract myself from the grief of being an “adult orphan.” My dad passed away 13 years prior and my mom had recently passed away at the beginning of 2016. So much of my identity had been found in my parents, and now being alive without them both was very confusing. I found a unique solace in the research of my ancestors.

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