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Ask Amy: A sudden death brings on sudden grief

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Do I destroy them? Offer to share with former partners? And, more delicately, some of these images display tasteful — not explicit — nudity (I worked as a professional photographer in my youth).

Should these be handled differently?

— Embers

Dear Embers: I think you should ask the other people pictured (privately, not on social media) whether they would like these photographs. If not, offer to delete them.



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