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Life, Currently —

Sweat drips from my back as I watch the sun sink back into the murky depths of the ocean. While I sit here, contemplating about what to write for my ‘serious’ portfolio — I think about a friend and his struggles with depression — and sip at my venti iced white tea and take a few seconds to finish my joint. “Fucking ice,” I mumbled, scrolling through all the articles telling me that world is in chaos. I felt my heart sink into a pit, shrugging off the madness by biting the skin off my cuticles. In the news: Kanye West released “Ye” – his short, 7 song collection about his struggles with being bipolar and dealing with more personal issues. This was a story about survival and coping with a mental disorder. In other news: Anthony Bourdain committed suicide in his hotel room in France. The man was an extraordinary writer, host, and personal tour guide to the generic couch-locked food enthusiast. I never knew him, but it felt like I did. He was …