Posts Tagged ‘Kristen Ann Carr’

Letter to my daughter Kristen on the 23rd anniversary of her death

Monday, January 4th, 2016

I write a letter to my daughter, Kristen Carr, every year on the anniversary of her death. This is this year’s version. Dear Kristen, In a book I’ve been reading, it is said of a father whose daughter has died at about the same age you did, “Theo was the world’s greatest worrier, but the […]

A Letter to My Daughter on the Nineteenth Anniversary of Her Death

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Dear Kristen, Can I tell you a secret? It’s ridiculous but I didn’t even know it was a secret until I heard Lady GaGa’s “Hair” this morning and then I realized that I’d kept it even from myself. In my ears, it’s a record where I always find you. “I’ve had enough, this is my […]

A Letter to My Daughter on the Anniversary of Her Death

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Every year, on January 3–the anniversary of her death at age 21, from a very rare cancer, retroperitoneal sarcoma– I write my daughter Kristen a letter. This is the 18th. The others are available if you would like to see them. Thank you for the attention you might give this. If you would like to […]