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Jamie Reidy '92 | Spring 2013 | Notre Dame Magazine

Michelle McNamara, photo by Robyn Von Swank

Many women keep adorable photos of their children on a laptop, ready for easy sharing with visitors. Not every mom has autopsy pictures mixed in with ones of her daughter as a flower girl. Michelle McNamara ’92 is not every mother.

“My friend was over, and while I was doing something in the kitchen, she was on my computer, looking through pictures of Alice,” McNamara’s 3-year-old. “I heard a lot of ‘aw,’ but then she shrieked. I ran in, and she had this horrified look on her face. ‘Uh, what’s up with that?’” Her friend, also a mother, pointed accusingly at a photo of a naked torso stretched out on a medical examiner’s table.

“I really need to figure out how to create separate folders for my pictures,” McNamara says with fine comedic dryness.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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