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This Writer Who Died Tragically Young Could Have Become The Voice Of Her Generation Published: May 19, 2014

"We don’t have a word for the opposite of loneliness, but if we did, I could say that’s what I want in life."

The striking phrase that began Marina Keegan's final essay for the Yale Daily News spread like wildfire across the Internet in the wake of Keegan's tragic death from a car accident, five days after she graduated from Yale at the age of 22.

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