An Extraordinary Way to Live and Die

My grandmother’s legacy was joy.

Taru Anniina Liikanen

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Photo by Hunt Han on Unsplash

My grandma, Mummi, died a couple of weeks ago.

It wasn’t exactly a surprise. She was 88 years old and had type 2 diabetes and, apparently, a bunch of other diseases nobody knew about. A couple of years ago, following the lockdowns and several months of inactivity, she had one of her legs amputated and was forced to move…

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Taru Anniina Liikanen

Stand-up comedian and recovering political ghostwriter. Finnish by birth, porteña at heart. Bad jokes frequent.