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This Is How You Say Goodbye

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Victoria Loustalot discusses her memoir, This Is How You Say Goodbye, about grieving for difficult and charismatic father. When Victoria Loustalot was eight years old her father swept her up in a fantasy: a trip around the world. But it never happened, because her father was HIV positive and would die within three years. Some 15 years later, Victoria went to Stockholm, to Angkor Wat, and to Paris, the places they were meant to see together, to make peace with her father.

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Victoria Loustalot

Comments [2]

Joe from nearby

Thank you for your story, Victoria. You sound like a lovely young women who has survived something no child should have to live through. Your story and example will help others experiencing their own tragedies.
Stay strong.

Nov. 20 2013 01:31 PM
Ed from Larchmont

It's a mistake to think that one needs sexual expression to achieve one's identity, Freud notwithstanding. Too bad he couldn't stay in his marriage, and had stayed alive.

Nov. 20 2013 01:24 PM

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