The Love Of A Thousand Muskoxen: Grieving A Love Lost To Time And Sickness


Whitnet Dafoe



Stephanie Land writes about her time with Whitney Dafoe, the severely ill son of Ron Davis, before he became ill with ME. She describes him as she knew him, and the urgency she feels as a writer to tell the story of the people with this disease whose suffering has been so forgotten.

“Perhaps it’s unfair to only want to remember him the way he was at 19, before the illness stole everything from him, except for his breath and heartbeat,” she writes.


To read this moving story, click on the link below:


Link to Stephanie’s story

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