12/12/2014 04:56 pm ET

A Photo Of A Stillborn Baby, Proof Of Life, And Grief And Memory

-Rekha Garton- via Getty Images

When I heard my brother, a writer, read an excerpt from his book about a character’s memory of the stillbirth of his baby sister, I almost fell to my knees. The scene was a gift; the private, unspoken and unseen blossoming into the public and documented. There was a him. My son Dylan, stillborn after days of labor, existed, and was remembered.

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