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THE OPPOSITE OF LONELINESS

"We don’t have a word for the opposite of loneliness, but if we did, I could say that’s what I want in life." Marina Keegan was a student at Yale and a student of life. She was a playwright, a performer, an activist, a poet, a writer of fiction and a journalist for the Yale Daily News. Five days after she graduated in 2012, 22-year-old Marina was killed in a car accident. Her final composition went viral in the days following her death. Marina's last words hold a bitter sweet irony: "We don’t have a word for the opposite of loneliness, but if we did, I could say that’s what I want in life. What I’m grateful and thankful to…
Bob Jones
June 11, 2014