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Arash Markazi: A time when the past and present painfully collided

LOS ANGELES - The phone call was supposed to provide clarity and closure, but it brought an emotion I never expected three weeks after the death of my friend.

Katy Berteau texted me Wednesday morning and said she would call later with some news. I wasn't sure what to expect.

She was the fiancee of my friend and former ESPN colleague Edward Aschoff, who passed away at 34 on Dec. 24

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