Just Saying Thanks

Alright readers, I’m gonna level with you. I am completely overwhelmed by the response to Tuesday’s article, “Remember to Remember“.

As I write this the article has been read over 23,000 times in just two days. For context, most of the other articles that I’ve published come in at around 1,000 reads currently.

The really cool thing is that I know the staggeringly high number of reads has very little to do with my writing style, and almost everything to do with the fact that so many people have so much respect for the memories of loved ones lost.

I’m honored to have been given the chance by Emily O’Rourke to promote the memories that so many hold so dear.

Thank you.

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Chris Shorr

About Chris Shorr

Chris is a lifelong Portlander who works with mentally ill and marginalized adults at Amistad Inc.. He has worked on a lobster boat, at several high-end Portland restaurants, and at a local meat packing plant. He also ran for Portland City Council in 2013, wrote a weekly column in the now defunct Portland Daily Sun, and currently writes a weekly column in The Portland Phoenix.