I often wonder after the brush with cancer, why I have been spared when hundreds die everyday through illness, trauma and hate.

What can one person do?

What does the life of a person mean and how it is interwoven into the threads of others? The gap it leaves behind when no more.

Where do I go from here?

As I recover, an acute sense of responsibility nudges me, “Why were you spared?”

What is it of worth that you offer today to yourself and others?

I wonder, I think…

– Uzma Yunus, Facebook post, Nov 16, 2015

[To read my approach to publishing her Uzma’s unpublished work and her posts on social medial, read this. Featured photo by Aleksandr Eremin on Unsplash]

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