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I Am a Mother of a Murdered Son

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 44 People

    Understanding Our Murdered Children

    so difficult to remember and find out what happened. where did they go? why won't they be back with us? how can we know them and love them for the first time? reviving their souls and their spirits? can they be redeemed? is there another way to love them and be there for...
    Segaaa Segaaa 51-55, T 3 Responses Sep 30, 2008

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    My Only Son

    My son was murder on june 25,2011 he was 29 year old it is the hardest most challenging  overwhelming of all grief i have lost a mother,granddaughter,sister cousin,nothing hurt as bad as someone murdering your child,It have been a month now i have experience so many emotions it...
    Rickkiann Rickkiann 51-55 1 Response Jul 26, 2011

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    My 9 yr old son was murdered

    when he answered the door and was shot at point blank range on Nov 22, 2013 by an ex boyfriend who did it to hurt me (he was eventually shot & killed by the police). I am really having a hard time with the grieving process. His father has asked me to stay away from him & his...
    nicolefitz21 nicolefitz21 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    My Son Was Killed on January 4, 2010

    I welcomed into my heart and soul my beloved son Jovauni on September 25, 1992. We spent an incredible amount of joyous and special moments together that are embedded deep within the inner most being of who I am because he was and will always be my heart and soul as is my...
    GeeLo1220 GeeLo1220 36-40, F 16 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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    On November 19th, 2011 - My Age 26..son Was Murdered, Shot In The Head, During A Robbery.

    I am not sure where I am in my thoughts at this point. Four guys pointed two guns to his head. My son told them to take what ever they wanted and go. They took what they wanted and shot him in the head and murdered him. All 4 are in jail waiting trial. In Charlotte, NC. when...
    susanletsgod susanletsgod 51-55, F 3 Responses Feb 6, 2011

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    I Miss My Son

    My son was 30 years old....he was murdered.....i miss him it hurts.....i cant get over this.....
    theladi theladi 51-55 5 Responses Feb 20, 2012

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    The Beat Goes On

    In his last year in high school,Joshua was college bound. He was honored with the opportunity to go on an acc scholarship to a renound university. He never made it. He was a wonderful son,brother,friend and a devote christian.  Joshua had planned to go out on a date that...
    carolpetrea carolpetrea 36-40, F 8 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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    The Joy Is Gone

    My only child was murdered at the age of 28 , shot in the head on the streets of Chgo, his case still open, no one in custody, no closure for those he left behind including his only son left with no answers just many questions of why?  A time in life I will never forget, it...
    tears1202 tears1202 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 11, 2009

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    My Only Son Murdered At the Age of 26

    i am a  single mother of a 26 year old murdered son gone away from me but not forgotten. he was murdered Feb 23, 2007 , his  killer still at large. my son was going to  graudate from Oil Liner school and was going to be shipped to Kwai in two weeks of his murder...
    shelvmar shelvmar 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    LOVE of a Murdered Son

    one day on palm sunday 2002 i was in church. left and went home 2 find out my only child was shot when getting there they said keith was dead.he was my only child and i miss him so much i wish i could give him my heart keith e street was his name. i cry every b-day and holidays i...
    ILOVEMYSON ILOVEMYSON 51-55 4 Responses Jan 29, 2009

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    My Son & His Lady Friend Murdered

    My 40 year old son was Murdered along with his lady friend 30 years old with 2 children. My son rented a home, a 19 year old came to his door and shot through the door with a AK-47 3 times, hitting him in one leg, then another leg, then the heart. While his lady friend called 911...
    BrendaTrinka BrendaTrinka 61-65, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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    Losing Judd

    Judd and his wife Nicki had just moved from our house to their own place, in a small town an hour from us.  He had gotten a job at a grocery store as the assistant manager and was very good at it.  One night when he was closing up the accounts for the store, he called...
    kslabtechchick kslabtechchick 56-60 79 Responses Aug 7, 2008

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    Son And Daughter-in-law Murdered

    a little over a monrth ago my 24yrs young son and 23yr young daugher-in-law was murdered in our home by there friend i just am lost and dont know what to do i cry all the time and i just feel lost, i dont know where to go what to do i just want them back i am just lost
    suesuewendy suesuewendy 46-50 4 Responses Aug 2, 2011

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    I To Am A Mother Of A Murdered Son

    My son Daniel was murdered,he was 26,God NO not my son,ho killed my son....? God help me please 
    danielsmomy danielsmomy 41-45 2 Responses Jun 3, 2011

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    This Goes Out To Everyone Who Has Ever Experienced The Loss Of A Child.

    I have read so many accounts of people who have lost a child and I agree that it is by far the worst pain one could ever face in life. I am just so blessed to be surrounded by people who I call Angels in my life. Although my family and friends are a great support system for me...
    GeeLo1220 GeeLo1220 36-40, F 8 Responses Apr 16, 2010

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    My Dark Haired Hunter Raven...

    Nobody else even knew you existed, but I dreamed of you the night you came into being. Then, less than 48 hours later... you were ripped from my body by chemicals that the father fed me. I miss you, you can never be replaced.  
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 6 Responses Jul 14, 2009

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    My Son Was Shot Dead .

    My son was was murderd shot . He was 28 years old . Not sure where to start on hear .
    mmaggiemay mmaggiemay 46-50 18 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    "YOUR DEATH NOT IN VAIN"

    He was only 22. He died on the day that a very well known Pastor named Harold Camping tried to prepare the world for what he called "THE DAY OF THE RAPTURE". He had posted on many billboards, buses, etc that May 21, 2011 was the day the Rapture would take place and then 5 months...
    AMothersCry AMothersCry 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    Magazine

    Hello everyone! I came across this group and I have read through some really heartbreaking and emotional stories. But the fact that you are all remaining so strong truly is remarkable and an inspiration to many! I am a feature writer for women's in the UK, and I was wondering if...
    littlestar89 littlestar89 22-25, F Sep 4, 2012

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    "I Am To A Mother Of A Murdered Son"

    My son Marcus Darrell Lewis Jr. was murdered (shot) several times on May 16, 2010. He was 22 years old lives in Tulsa, Ok. He was born Nov 25, 1987. The two guy's that murdered my son was found a week later. they both are on a 5-million dollar bond. Trial is pending. I live in...
    ldowning ldowning 41-45 2 Responses Jun 26, 2010

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    To Lose A Child

    I have read many of your stories and my heart goes out to each and everyone of you because I feel your same pain. I also lost a son my 2nd oldest son he was 14 years old and he was also murdered. November 21,2010 he and my oldest son was at a teen party, I called my oldest son at...
    tangym tangym 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2012

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    Pain!!!

    My oldest was murdered we just reached 5 months. I understand he made wrong choices but I feel like Im the blame I should of could of done more. Just thought life would get better for him. Yes he made wrong decisions hung around the wrong crowds and darkness lurked and sought him...
    audrey1975 audrey1975 36-40, F 2 Responses May 31, 2012

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    MOMS/Trimphant Over Tragedy

    Hello my dear sisters, on May 10, 2005 my only son died from a gun shot wound to his head.  This was the worst nightmare I have every had.  The young man that I had prayed for was now gone.  I will never be able to touch him again, I will never be able to hear...
    phyllisduncan phyllisduncan 46-50 2 Responses Dec 4, 2008

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    How Do U Go On

    The hurt, the pain that I feel is unimaginable, unreal even to this very day. March18,2013, is my one year of many more to come is quickly approaching marking the day my son was murdered. The tears continue to fall. The pain is real and ever so fresh that I feel in my body, the...
    EvryDay EvryDay 36-40 1 Response Jan 20, 2013

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    This is actually a passage dedicated to my Mother whom was brutally murdered by India and its caste system...I haven't the world of words to express myself, yet the recollection of...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    "The Hanging Tree" Are you, are you Coming to the tree? They strung up a man They say who murdered three. Strange things did happen here No stranger would it be If we met at...
    CascadingCoquette CascadingCoquette 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Music will always be my best friend... They are the only voices that I can relate to, the only thing that's truly human to me. They make me laugh, cry, intrigued, shocked, feel...
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    My mother angers me. She's almost impossible for me to talk to. Most everything I say "is a lie." If you can't speak quickly and straight to her, you're "making up a story." She'll...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jan 15

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    Hello everyone. I never wanted to resort to this, but I feel I am out of other options. Let me start from the beginning. When my mother, Dee, was 9, her father was shot in the head...
    NikkiNINTR NikkiNINTR 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I am suffering from depression and anxiety, and the medicine I am on gives me weird, and sometimes unusual dreams. But this one, was horrible. In one part of this dream, my...
    KPfan29 KPfan29 16-17, F Jan 17

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    Broadchurch is a British TV crime drama set in a fictional coastal town in the UK. It tells the sad story of an 11 yr. old boy who was murdered and the devastating impact the...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Strictly speaking she's not my mother in law, but she is the paternal grandmother of my son. There are so many stories that I could tell but I think I will start with this one and...
    SarcasticCommentLoading SarcasticCommentLoading 22-25, F Jan 3

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    I have a step daughter my husband had an affair and she is the result. I forgave him and was fine with it as long as she stayed with her mother. In her final year of school she...
    Mish686 Mish686 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 7

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    When I think back on life, remembering all the turmoils, the struggles Of working two jobs and going to school for massage therapy, the doomed relationship after My sons father...
    Ayaime7 Ayaime7 26-30, F Jan 8

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    Im at my ropes end. Im a 29 year old divorced women with a beautiful son and a wonderful boyfriend. I am a hard worker and have been a successful parts manager at a car dealership...
    ChristieSunshine ChristieSunshine 26-30, F Jan 18

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    The second anniversary of my mom’s passing is coming up soon, January 30th. Had she of lived just a few more weeks she would have turned 89 on February 10, 2013. My mother had...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I grew up, like most of you, not knowing that my "normal" was not normal. I was really raised by my grandmother, who taught me what real love and affection was. She died when I...
    languedocienne languedocienne 26-30, F Jan 13

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    Does Your Mother Know written by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus performed by ABBA You're so hot, teasing me So you're blue but I can't take a chance on a chick like you That...
    Pyramania Pyramania 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Yesterday I let my son play (9 months) with a girl (15 months) I have never seen babies play...the mother and I are friends. So we arranged a playdate. My son was very cute as he...
    orcaliber orcaliber 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 12

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    So this past weekend my 2 month old son was baptized. Before the mass started she was already complaining about everything I had done wrong (in her eyes). Then at the reception I...
    vbranco vbranco 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Okay so last morning my eleven year old son burst my little bubble. I suffer from insomnia and had a really bad bout with it recently. I actually got some sleep the night before...
    Nyx1978 Nyx1978 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I haven't written anything in the past few months but today is the last day before we start a new year. Let's see...it's been more than a year and seven months since I moved into...
    destinii3 destinii3 31-35, F Dec 31, 2014

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    I dunno what I was thinking, Leaving my child behind, Now I suffer the curse and now I am blind With all this anger, guilt and sadness, Coming to haunt me forever, I can't wait...
    CHAOSWOLF007 CHAOSWOLF007 16-17, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    As a kid, my mother was very absent. After her and my father separated when I was four, I saw her very little throughout the years. At the age of 10, I saw my mother the last time...
    Erealia Erealia 18-21, F a week ago

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    My step grandfather abused me until I turned 18. My mother (I refuse to user the term Mum, for that indicates a person who is loving and caring) knew what he was like, but chose to...
    Fuzzball1 Fuzzball1 56-60, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My oldest son is almost 18. When he was 15 he moved up north (2 hours away) to his dad's because of my abusive, now "ex" husband. 2 years ago, his dad died, and he didn't want to...
    absolom absolom 41-45 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I have no idea what to do!!! My now husband have been together for 5 years. We just got married in October. I have had problems with my MIL off/on the whole time we've been...
    redhead8 redhead8 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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