Ghosted

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My father died in a car accident over a year ago, last June. A few weeks ago, my family got a notification that he left the family group chat.

Again. My father died in a car accident over a year ago, last June.

Although the four of us were each in completely different places- Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Louisiana- I could feel a shared stunned silence between us. Our dead dad just… left the conversation? Were we…