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Remembering the death of our first pet

We all need time for our losses to register and to figure out what went wrong, so we can do right in future

We need time to grieve, for the loss to register, and to figure out what went wrong, so that we can do right in future. PHOTO: UNSPLASH
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It started with the flutter of a wing and a diminutive chirp.

Just like that, the baby budgie - sprouting tufts of cerulean-blue feathers - became our family's first pet.

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