An El Paso Widower Mourns in Solitude, Amid a Throng of Kind Strangers
He invited everyone in El Paso to his wife’s funeral. But he tends to her garden, alone.
“She was a lady,” he said, “and she was the love of my life
The New York Times
Last week he invited everyone in El Paso to his wife’s funeral. This week he tends to her garden, alone. “I keep doing this because I want to keep her memory alive.”
After his wife was killed in the El Paso mass shooting, Antonio Basco worried that no one would turn up for the service. So the funeral home invited the public--and thousands showed up to join the grieving
"This is his solemn ritual, born of grief and unmooring." Such meticulously observed heartbreak, by
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