Maclean’s: “Before You Go – Dear Nanny.”

My grandmother’s battle with dementia has been incredibly difficult — a loss of a guiding light in my life, but also the gradual erasure of a cultural history I cherish deeply.

Larocque, Before You Go, Photo 3

I wrote about her – and the profound impact she has had on my life – in the April 2020 edition of Maclean’s Magazine, which is on newsstands now.

Larocque, Before You Go, Photo2

(An online version should be available soon, which I will link here when it goes live. I’m also tempted to post the text of my original piece, which had to be trimmed down a bit for space.)

UPDATED 03.20.20: The online version is now available here.

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