Still, I Cannot Save You

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Kelly S. Thompson knows a thing or two about writing about grief. She was shortlisted for the 2023 CBC Nonfiction Prize for The Edge of ChangeThe Edge of Change was supposed to be part of her memoir Still, I Cannot Save You, before it was cut in the editing process.

In Still, I Cannot Save You, Thompson explores her relationship with her older sister, Meghan. As the two grow into adulthood, their paths diverge and Meghan faces an addiction that drives a wedge in their relationship. When Meghan becomes a mother, the sisters are able to face past hurts together. But a shocking new diagnosis pushes the pair to share all that they can in the time that they have…..

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