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I Am a Mother of a Murdered Son

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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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    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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    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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    "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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    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 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 22 Responses Jul 13, 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 3 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 Responses Apr 16, 2010

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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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Sep 24, 2013

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    As a person who is absolutely proud of being able to deal with difficult or unpleasant people with grace, I have hit the wall with dealing with my mother in law. Here is a woman...
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    I'm having a very difficult time with my MIL. Mind you she is 75 and we are living with her for the time being. She drives me nuts and it almost seems as if she does it purposely...
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    My beautiful mother was seduced by a Gentleman who was her father's business partner. He told her he loved her and would keep her safe, gave her expensive gifts with promises of a...
    killerdaddy killerdaddy 41-45, M 8 hrs ago

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    I am a mother of three kids. I have a daughter and two sons. They are all great kids and not much a problem when they were growing up.
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    I am a single mother of an 8 yr old boy and a 2 yr old girl. I have been doing this alone for a while. I try to encourage their father yo have a relationship with them but it's...
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F 2 hrs ago

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    I do not hate her. I'm at the point where I've accepted that I've allowed her behaviour to continue without setting clear boundaries. I've done this to balance other family...
    notbuyingintoit1 notbuyingintoit1 41-45, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    For the past couple of years I believed a lie. I found out my mother died, someone told me that she died from alcohol poisoning. But the other day I found out the truth of my...
    Young2Wise Young2Wise 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 30

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    Generally I screen my calls from my mother, brother, and sister-in-law. I was enjoying a movie when my narcissistic mother called yesterday to "check in to see how we are." She...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    Growing up seeing either my mother or father nude was not odd or unexpected. They did not hang out nude but never showed any inhibition about be nude in front of us kids. Me and my...
    seechuckstuff seechuckstuff 66-70, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    This is going to be a bit long winded, so if you do take the time to read it all; thank you. My son is 13 months old. His dad and I were together for five years and he asked me...
    SarcasticCommentLoading SarcasticCommentLoading 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 10

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    Mothers are next to God ❤️
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 3 hrs ago

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    I ADORE my mother still called Mommy by me. When asked how she feels about me in return she said, "I carried you for 9 months, brought you in to this world, and I am the ONLY one...
    AlphahatesOmega AlphahatesOmega 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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    She ****** me off to the extreme. It's always about her, she always brags about 'how perfect her family is' but behind closed doors she is an absolute *****. Ever since I was a...
    nebulla123 nebulla123 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    My Google search of “parents estranged from their adult children” led me to this site. Having a place where grieving parents can share their stories and take comfort in...
    Elousie59 Elousie59 51-55, F Sep 4

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    My Essential Carpenters Mix: 1 We've Only Just Begun 2 Rainy Days And Mondays 3 Superstar 4 Bless The Beasts And The Children 5 It's Going To Take Some Time 6 There's A Kind...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 6 hrs ago

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    My mother is immature. When I talk to her about her actions she changes the subject. I have an older and younger brother. My younger brother is rich and my mom babies him (as she...
    embellishedSadness embellishedSadness 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Hi everyone; I have posted a couple responses here, I am very familiar with PA Mothers now. I decided to share my story and see if anyone can relate to mine. For a brief...
    XXwoundedXX XXwoundedXX 51-55, F Sep 14

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    Married for a few months. Now expecting a baby (5 months preg yay!) everything was perfect until.... My OWN mother became bitter. I found out she's been complaining about me to...
    lightpetals lightpetals 26-30, F Aug 26

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    An update & advice for those with crazy MILs Hi there, I posted some time back (possibly several years ago now) regarding my absolutely terrible mother-in-law who singlehandedly...
    DustMite DustMite 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 28

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    My mother's name was Margaret Mandarinka Simza. Her middle name was the Slovak word for "tangerine" because when she was born, her parents had no food in the house except a basket...
    BlueMetalChick BlueMetalChick 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    You know what really bothers me, and my husband reminds of this periodically, is that I am showing my kids how they should treat me when they get older by the way I engage with and...
    nkmnovember nkmnovember 36-40 Sep 1

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    I enjoy writing music for songs and wish i could find someone who likes to write lyrics... https://www.dropbox.com/s/uus2ppnvpcuern0/concept_oneV.mp3?dl=0
    cedced cedced 36-40, M 15 hrs ago

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    these... are good ones... not that the others aren't... these are just particularly good.. *grins*     My son picked this one.. he liked the helicopter.... he...
    SKiesterly SKiesterly 36-40, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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