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Leonard Pitts 2018, the year we lost ourselves

Dec 31, 2018 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind?

Of course not.

As a year ticks into its final hours, old acquaintances are front of mind, sometimes painfully so. It lends a certain melancholy sweetness to the whole ritual. We mark a milestone reached, but we also remember all that we have lost along the way.

Meaning personal losses, yes a dad, a friend, a child, a husband or a sister who once was here but has since turned to memory. But it's a moment for rememberin...