When my son Josh was thirteen he got braces on his teeth. His orthodontist’s office was in the same building as the Preterm clinic where John Salvi shot and killed Lee Ann Nichols on the morning of Friday, December 30, 1994.
Jep Streit is an Episcopal priest currently serving as Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral in Boston. He has worked as a college chaplain, a parish priest, and an oyster shucker at the Sand Flea Restaurant in the Florida panhandle. He was a member of the writing group hosted by the late author Andre Dubus, which continues to meet after his death. His son Josh is now 27 and teaches high school outside Boston.