Jul 24 • 21M

Christopher Kostoss, October 16, 1972 — May 31, 2022 (Audio Version)

My Tribute to an Old Flame

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Narrated by the author.

The written version of this piece, with its attendant photographs, may be found here.

This bittersweet (and somewhat sexy) story, and Chris, have been on my mind a lot these past two months. I think it’s fitting that this is the second article that I record after my husband’s essay.

It’s not lost on me that both Chris and my late husband Robb had a similarity that drew me to them. In their intense stubbornness and independence, these men weren’t interested in living anyone else’s lives, and they were going to live theirs on their own terms or not at all.

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