When Your Name Precedes You: Jeannie Vanasco On Feeling Bound to the Dead Older Sibling She’s Named For

My father was named for his dead brother, and I’m named after my father.  Somewhere in the Mojave Desert is a grave with my name it.  I’ve often wondered about the nature of time and identity, and who, exactly, was really buried there.  How many souls are there, in the world?

This is also probably why I’m obsessed with Fallout: New Vegas.

 

“I was sixteen, the age Jeanne would always be.”

Source: When Your Name Precedes You: Jeannie Vanasco On Feeling Bound to the Dead Older Sibling She’s Named For

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