Columns | Grief at a Distance

My Mom, Princess Diana, and Me

At what point does someone we’ve lost become only a story we tell, more myth than memory?

This is Grief at a Distance, a column by Matt Ortile examining his grief over his mother’s death in the Philippines during the Covid-19 pandemic.

That’s where I was when Diana died.


SpencerDiana: A True Musical Story

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Photograph courtesy of the author


Photograph courtesy of the author