Jamil Smith

786 days ago

Cord Jefferson wrote this essay about his I'll mother in late 2014, and she passed away yesterday. It's one of my favorite essays, and I say that not just because Cord is a great guy who is going through something unimaginable right now. Read it and you'll see what I'm talking about.

On Kindness


For a few weeks one summer, when I was about eight or nine, my family and I road-tripped from our home in Tucson to the Grand Canyon and then up to Yosemite National Park.