And then there were five  OCT 21 2013

David Sedaris remembers, in a way, his sister Tiffany, who committed suicide earlier this year.

Compared with most forty-nine-year-olds, or even most forty-nine-month-olds, Tiffany didn't have much. She did leave a will, though. In it, she decreed that we, her family, could not have her body or attend her memorial service.

"So put that in your pipe and smoke it," our mother would have said.

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