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Toronto Design Offsite 2016

He’s better now

He’s better now

My father suffering a brain aneurysm a few years ago and losing all sense of self while he was in intensive care. He’s better now, but not without complications. I love you Dad!

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The power of your presence

The power of your presence

The power of your presence and cannot fathom your absence.

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We sat on the bed in the living room

We sat on the bed in the living room

I remember the bed the living room, I am glad it was there for all of us. The place you had spend your last couple of days before you went back to the hospital. We sat on it curled up with all the cousins. It was an […]

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He fulfilled his wish and passed away at home

He fulfilled his wish and passed away at home

My grandfather. He was a silent, kind, loving man. He looked after all children & grand-children with a very humble, quiet demeanor. I’m glad that he fulfilled his wish of passing away at home. I’m sorry I missed saying goodbye by one hour. He has left a […]

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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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I still have your voice in my head

I still have your voice in my head

My grandfather. I lost him 2 years ago. I want to say thanks that you called me one day before you died and talked to me. I could not be with you and take your hands at that day because of the distance, but I still have your […]

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He didn’t recognize me when I saw him

He didn’t recognize me when I saw him

The last time I saw my grandpa. It was about a year before he passed away. He lived in Hong Kong at the time. Staying at a senior home. I was visiting him with my parents, having come all the way from Toronto. He had dementia. He […]

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