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I walk on a path deep in the frozen winter’s snow and the noise of loneliness fills my head. For my thoughts are of my Wife Joyce, other members of Family, Friends and even my Furry Friends that are now since dead. I listen to the wind blow through the trees, on my face I can feel and see my breath freeze.
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My dad was diagnosed with Stage 4 Colon cancer last year and had a Colostomy on May 30, 2015. Even if I worked in another country, I traveled back home 4 times last year and stayed home for about 3 weeks to a month each time because I knew that soon he will leave us, every minute with him was a gift.
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I have dealt with many losses in my life, starting with my birth in war-torn Cambodia. Two weeks ago on May 16, 2017 my beloved uncle, Clair Goodwin, died in the presence of me and other family members. We witnessed his last breath as he left this world peacefully. This is my first significant loss through...
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My wife of 38 years passed away in November. She was 60 for only 10 days. Her illness started quite a while back as breast cancer stage 4. It was hard to detect because the location was up under the breast in the chest wall extending between the ribs. A mastectomy did not achieve clear margins so extensive...
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Ashes to Ashes By Andrew Butson It was a long-awaited moment. I was the only one who didn’t burst into tears. I’d never seen someone so beaten up before. I thought my grampa was sturdy as a rock, unsinkable. He could shrug off visible pain and push through anything never giving up. I never considered...
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There are Moments that mark your life, moments when you realize nothing will ever be the same. And time is divided into two parts, before this and after this. – Author Unknown Story: Forever changed – The story of Mom’s final Journey I sat quietly by her bedside watching her face intently, listening...
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