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She felt her Dad visited her

She felt her Dad visited her

My best friend’s father died in another province. It was so hard because I couldn’t get time off work to be there. We talked and supported each other as my Dad died a few years ago. My friend told me that she felt her Dad visited her […]

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I am trying to be there for her family

I am trying to be there for her family

I lost my amazing friend Charlene after an accident that should not have taken her life! I miss her so much! She was the friend I could tell anything to – she was loving, caring, and non-judgmental! I was there at her bedside and I was able […]

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Every time we see a dragonfly we are reminded

Every time we see a dragonfly we are reminded

When my friend Phyllis was facing the palliative stage of her cancer journey we wanted to surround her with the joy and blessings she had brought to so many peoples lives so we arranged a girls sleep over with her and 3 close friends and colleagues. We […]

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Music was playing

Music was playing

We were there when my mom passed, she was getting ready for her journey. Music was playing, other residents and nurses came by to visit her. She made her mark. We told her it was alright to leave us, one last breath and a big smile. 

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You were a young mother

You were a young mother

Dearest Beth! You were the most passionate loving nurse I have ever known. You were a young mother of 3 with great potential. I was sad that you beautiful life was short. I was to blessed to have had you in my life as a true friend!!

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She had the most infectious laugh

She had the most infectious laugh

My best friend from childhood, Adrienne. She had the most infectious laugh. Gone too soon, but her laugh lives on in my memory whenever I get carried away laughing at something she would also find funny. I miss you.

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I was standing outside of school with my friends

I was standing outside of school with my friends

My first experience with death I was in grade 12. My mom called me when I was standing outside of school with my friends. She told me my family friend had past. I started crying. It seemed insane that someone could just leave like that forever. I […]

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