I Have Witnessed Death

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 69 People

    Many Times

    I was working as a Park Maintenance supervisor. Was in my truck at the park watching two cops yelling at a clearly insane guy to "drop the weapon". He has scissors. He had cut a cars convertible soft top. They kept yelling at him and he clearly could not understand. In the...
    Leporid Leporid
    56-60, M
    Nov 21, 2011

    This brings back so many memories.

    When I was around 10 years old, I lived in North Carolina at the time, but my mom, sister, and I were heading home from Kentucky from visiting my family. I remember it like it was yesterday. It was on a valentines day night. We were only two hours away from home and that's when...
    KenKitty KenKitty
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 25, 2014

    I was alone at the bedside of my my father

    when he died. I felt a closeness different than father and son. It was as if his soul left his body and entered mine at the moment of his death. I felt we both did what we meant to do, and I remember saying, you did good, dad, you did good. I stepped away and a nurse came in and...
    padraig17325 padraig17325
    56-60, M
    Mar 7, 2015

    It is a soul wrenching experience

    that you can never make better, it is always with whatever is left of your heart. It steals sleep from my nights and clings to my lungs taking my breath away. I wouldn't wish it upon anyone... ever.
    justsleeplessme justsleeplessme
    36-40, F
    Feb 11, 2014

    I unfortunately have witnessed death.

    The end of a life. The end of our love. It left me with nothing but questions and hurt. Why? Keeps running through my mind and it's been years now and the nightmare that I experienced and the horror I saw stills haunts and will for the rest of my life. I will never have peace...
    Txwoman123 Txwoman123
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2015

    Death, And Desensitizing

    I have witnessed a few deaths, and experienced loss quite a bit, to where it seems I've become almost numbed to the matter. My mother died of cancer when I was eight, and I didn't shed a single tear over it. In all honesty, I was more concerned with the puzzle I was...
    deleted deleted
    Nov 12, 2009

    6 Years Ago, And Never Forget.

    On november 6 years ago, I was returning home on 95. I have witnessed a car flipped over a few times on the southbound lanes. It wasnt till the next day when I found out it was my best friend going to see his grandfather in the hospital. It was my best friend I witnessed getting...
    proximacentauri proximacentauri
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 30, 2010

    Not only have I witnessed it

    but I flat lined at four years old from a car accident caused by a drunk driver. Because of that, I do not fear death whatsoever but I have a very clear understanding that I have a lot left to do here on in this lifetime, before its all over. August of 2009 I laid at the foot...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 6, 2014

    When i was about 12, I saw a murder outside my

    window at home. It was a hit by 2 guys against a loan shark. One shotgun, one handgun. I went out with my dad and got there as the medics arrived. They pumped and pressured his chest. His car was riddled with bullets, but so was the guy. Blood came out of his chest. A lot. They...
    archersubtle archersubtle
    46-50, M
    1 Response May 30, 2015

    just 3 months have passed

    that my father died.. i was with him days n nights.. i have seen the whole process of death, pain suffering, restlessness, wanting to live more, n all other issues related to death.. his process of death was for 3 months from which i was there with him for th last two months.. i...
    90colors 90colors
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 14, 2014

    My Mother's Last Words

    my mother was in the final stages of bone cancer and she was at home hospice care when she uttered her final word "Why?" My sister was also with me and I haven't ever asked her how she felt at that moment.This happened over 25 years ago.
    stupidog stupidog
    46-50, M
    Oct 29, 2007
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