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Vulnerable — Susceptible to physical or emotional attack or harm. Since UX doesn’t involve the use of long-range, melee, or magical weapons, or ferocious animals for that matter, let’s talk about being emotionally wounded.

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I lost my mother to lung cancer in 2015. About 4 months passed between the time she told me about her cancer and the day she died. It was a fast and terrible ordeal.


We just wrapped up our first group project. I’m both relieved and sad that the time with my team has come to an end.

Triceara J. Heydt

Product Manager, researcher, and writer with a wicked sense of humor. Deeply interested in understanding my fellow humans. @triceara www.triceara.com

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