Tamara stood frozen as the paramedics lifted the gurney into the ambulance. She was sixteen again, in her mother’s bedroom, the empty vodka bottle on the nightstand, orange pills scattered on the floor. “Ma’am.””A voice startled back into reality. She was a grown woman now, standing on the sidewalk of Lily’s house. Oh My God, Lily. The girl was talking to one of the paramedics, who placed a hand on her shoulder. She stared into the back of the ambulance where the body, covered by a sheet, lay unattended. “Ma’am, are you related to the girl?” asked a police officer. … Continue reading Lily