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Your life was just beginning a new journey

Your life was just beginning a new journey

Hello to my son James. 8 yrs have gone by since that horrible day. Dad and I miss you lots. Your life was just beginning a new journey and off you went to meet and be with your maker. Give my mom my dad my mother and

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When it is your time, you have to get off

When it is your time, you have to get off

Three years ago, I lost my baby son at the age of 19 ½ years in an accident. I am still grieving but I am thankful that as a mother and family, we gave him the best in life – love, education, travel, language, moral ethical principles

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Privileged and very humble

Privileged and very humble

Today I think about all the times I have been with a person at the end of their life – (hours). They were mostly elderly friends whom I learned so much from, who have been encouraging me in my life struggles with my sons. Someone called me

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I still feel a twinge

I still feel a twinge

When my first born son died from preterm labor at 20 weeks, the comfort from family & friends, the surprise at the many friends who share their stories and the blatant insensitivity of some. I still feel a twinge when I tell people I have two girls

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We talked and my heart ached for him

We talked and my heart ached for him

I remember Adina, one of my clients very close to death when I began visiting her. As it was, I went, perhaps, all of 3 times before I was told she had passed away. She was dying of breast cancer and her right arm was hugely swollen

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