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I In Memory Of A Lost Loved One

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    Loss

    Just this year I have lost 2 family members, a very close friend of 11 years and another 7 family friends. It has been tough and I feel really down about it most of the time, but then I remember that they would all want me to live my life and not spend too much time grieving for...
    tryingtostaystrong tryingtostaystrong 16-17 Mar 19, 2011

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    My Hero.

    * "Pop" is my great grandfather, keep that in mind while reading this story. * Dear pop, You were one of the greatest influences in my life. As a kid I remember spending more time with you then I did my own father, in fact I still think of you as my father. I have so many...
    Dylanakacody Dylanakacody 18-21, M Nov 27, 2012

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    2am And Missing You.

    Daddy I can't sleep. I'm missing you terribly. You passed in 2004 and it still seems like yesterday. I remember being the last one to see your coffin before they led you away to where mum was. Oh god daddy, the pain, loneliness and tears! I was crying so hard my eyes swelled...
    Nobodyishome Nobodyishome 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2012

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    Lost Of A Cousin

    My cousin who is or was 18 committed suicide over a girlfriend.... Love u and miss u Robert
    hidelesscat hidelesscat 26-30 Aug 13, 2012

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    Danny I still miss you.

    You were so loving and caring. I can see you making goofy faces in class trying to make me laugh. It makes me want to cry now. Why didn't I go with you that night? Maybe I could have stopped you from dying. Maybe we would both be gone. I just don't understand. I hope you are...
    courtneyblue courtneyblue 18-21, F Mar 26

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    Ambitieuxetvicieux Ambitieuxetvicieux 31-35, F 7 Responses Feb 12, 2013

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    I Carry My Brother

    About five years ago now I lost my elder brother to Pancreatic Cancer. It was very sudden and took us all by surprise. When first diagnosed he was given six months to live which turned out to be only six weeks. I was free for most of his last days but because we were expecting...
    MisterGrey MisterGrey 46-50, M 9 Responses Sep 2, 2012

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    I Shur Do Miss Him

     I lost my little brother 2 years ago now and I still think of him everyday and cant beleave I wont ever see  him or laugh with him like we used to. I dont know how long it takes to get over loosing a sibeling but I know it hurts  me everyday; like it did when he passed away I...
    joyces30512 joyces30512 56-60, F May 28, 2012

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    Never Forgotten My Mom

    mom,i always love in any time and time....i miss u mom....
    eivevagipart eivevagipart 26-30 1 Response Dec 9, 2012

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    I Miss You Still...

    The day is coming soon. Two years since I lost you. I would cover your face with kisses, and hold you close and never let you go. I will never know what happened and that is the greatest sorrow to me. I have you in my heart. Missing you, my son.
    geraniumgurl geraniumgurl 41-45 1 Response Sep 14, 2012

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    Donating In The Memory Of Cathy

    As all of you are aware, breast cancer is one of the dealiest of cancer if not dianosed in time. A friend of mine as you all are aware of pased away two weeks ago from breats cancer and she left behind a legacy that will always stay with me. I like to start with by saying thank...
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48 46-50, M 5 Responses Jun 9, 2010

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    This Is A Sad Mourning

    My Grandfather just died. I woke up to my alarm today at 8 am. I turned it off and looked at my phone. There was a text from my mother. I opened it to read, "My dad just died. I'm at their house now." Since then I've been crying. I have no way to go over there and share the...
    justkyle20 justkyle20 22-25 1 Response Jul 15, 2013

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    In Memory Of My Giota

    It was summer of 2003 and I had went for vacation in Kiato along with my best friend and another friend of ours. My best friend's uncle was running a hotel over there and he let us stay for free at a very luxurious room. In the hotel there were staying for vacation 4 girls from...
    thomaswayne thomaswayne 26-30, M Mar 24, 2012

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    I Will See You Again Someday

    Losing a loved one is never easy, I know because like many of you I have lost a few, but knowing and believing you will see them again someday at times if even for a moment can help ease the pain. I wrote this poem I would like to share. The years have come and gone by and...
    SelfDefinedPrisoner SelfDefinedPrisoner 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2012

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    My Grandma

    I lost my grandma on February 13, this year.I will always have my memories of her in my heart, and I know she is in a better place now, but I regret not being closer to her the last few years of her life.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 15, 2011

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    Ellie'S Ramadan

    It was Ramadan. I was getting ready to go over to Ellie's to celebrate. The phone rang. I answered. "Juliet?" the person on the other line said. It was Mrs. Shelly, Ellie's mom. "Is your mom there?" "no," i said. "just me and jake. we're on our way over." "Juliet, ellie and...
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2013

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    I Will Never Forget You, Grandma.

    I lost my grandmother on may 6th, 2012. She had one of the worst pasts and yet was as strong as a rock. She went to school for only ONCE. just once. She always told me: "Not being able to read, is like being blind, Talya. Keep reading, keep studying." she always called me and my...
    unknowninvisible unknowninvisible 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 29, 2012

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    R.i.p. Charlie

    My cousin Charlie just passed away. I'm having a really hard time. He was a great, funny, amazing guy. He was only 18. He didn't deserve to pass that way. I basically grew up with him. Ever since we were little Charlie always had a nickname for me. "Hey Little Rainy." His voice...
    myusername22 myusername22 13-15, F Apr 5, 2013

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    Always Loved, Never Forgotten

    I wish you knew that we were always here for you, no matter how much our friendship had changed over the years, love is not something that will ever go away. We would have done anything to help him get through those tough times! that perfect smile and funny jokes were a good...
    kaylen94 kaylen94 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2012

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    In Memory Of Townes.....

    Flying' shoes Day's full of rain Sky's coming down again I get so tired Of these same old blues Same old song Baby it won't be long 'Fore I'll be tying on My flying' shoes Flying' shoes 'TIl I'll be tying on My flying' shoes Spring only sighed Summer had to be satisfied Fall...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F Feb 16, 2012

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    My Precious Mother And My Awesome Dad

    My mom died 13 years ago from Ovarian cancer and she was 65 and my dad died when he was 92 6 years ago! And I miss them every day! I had the worlds best parents in the world they taught me the morals and values that i live with today! People say time heals all wounds but they are...
    Paige42986 Paige42986 41-45, F Aug 8, 2013

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    My Love In Heaven

    I think of you and I drift rite in, A deep wishful fantasy to control the wind, To trace your face with a warm summer breeze, I could send my touch across land overseas, I swear I can see you just look from afar, Just look at the sky you'll see im the star, Ever so brighter than...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 10, 2013

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    Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

    Nobel prize of literature. Inspired me during my younger years with his magic realism and the fascinating town of Macondo. Rest in piece brother of humankind .
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    My nephew died tragically 14 months ago,

    he was 17! I miss him & the whole family has been devastated because if his death. Life will not be the same, I had to see him on life support for a week before my sister & her husband had to let him go because he was brain dead. He may not have been perfect but we loved him...
    Newlife69 Newlife69 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2013

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    Momories Of Bobby Buckholt (i Will Love You Forever Baby)

    Your always going to be My baby Bobby. I love you. I remember the day i bough you that 'ugly stick ice fishing pole'. hahha i was looking for something to drink in the gas station and you started jumping around like a lttle kid. i thought it was SO cute! i asked you what you were...
    stray4life stray4life 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2012

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    Worst Memory Of My Life That Will Not Measure Up To It...my Grandmother.. I Wish You Were Here :(

    My grandmother was one of the many strongest women in my life that I knew and loved so dearly. She died of cancer and I watched her die in a hospital bed at her own house that I was living in as well and I lived there months after her death and finally moved and sold the house...
    23gorillaz 23gorillaz 18-21, F Sep 3, 2012

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    Cancer Took My Dad

    I lost my father 20 years ago to one of the deadliest diseases of today. Cancer is spreading like wild fire on a daily basis. It’s also leaving the families in a black hole of hurt and anguish whether the person survives or not. Once you have gone through it with someone you...
    Cancertookmydad Cancertookmydad 31-35 Aug 25, 2012

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    My Beautifull Nicolas

    My so talented son Nicolas took his young life in the family home on the 26th august 2010...the 8th of this month is his 24th birthday i miss you so much Nic its the biggest hole ever:( i will miss you till my last breath love ''ma'' xxxxxxxxxxx big big hug my love xxxxxxxxxx
    Kathyrr Kathyrr 46-50 2 Responses Nov 2, 2012

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    Lost Mom

    This is so hard to write about.  here goes.  Missing mom she was 87, had parkinsons.  She went downhill after a dbs in 2007.  but she still was around and i loved her and she me the only daughter.I heard she fell so i brought her out to california to live with me.  Then my...
    debbie8800 debbie8800 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 19, 2011

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    Rip Sissy

    I would like to dedicate this story to a very special friend that recently took her own life..She was one of the strongest women out there, she always had a beautiful smile on her face, and always welcomed you with a warm hug that you knew was sincere. She was a type of person...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F Sep 17, 2012

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    Season Of Seven

    A precious life gone too soon, now an angel shining like the beautiful moon. A winters day, still in a supposed May. A family left broken, so fragile is their heart but heavy like crystal glass. They wish things could turn back in a flip of a token, it's funny how fast a year can...
    thebreakthruwriter thebreakthruwriter 13-15, F Jun 21, 2013

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    My Dad

    I  lost my mom at age 4 so I never got to know her and you can say as a result I don't  miss her...I don't ever wonder what its like to have a mom beccause its normal for me. I never had one so I never longed for one. However, I lost my dad on december 3rd 2009. I miss him so...
    iwanttobebetter iwanttobebetter 22-25 Apr 10, 2011

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    To My Sister.... Your Still Heavy In My Heart....

    It's been a long time since you and I have talked. I miss you terribly and think of you often. I in all honesty have no idea if you hear my prays to you or not but it feels good to think you may. I find it hard to look at ur pictures and even though its been so many years i cant...
    mysteriousfeelings mysteriousfeelings 26-30, F 9 Responses May 27, 2011

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    Memory Lane

    Recently my grandmother passed away, it was reminder that life on this Earth is not forever, cherish the ones you love while you can today, because tomorrow might be too late I wrote this poem for her and all the others that have moved on from this Life. Whenever I am reminded...
    SelfDefinedPrisoner SelfDefinedPrisoner 31-35, F Jun 19, 2013

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    He Died A Year Ago Today

    Wow it's almost 12 and once it's 12 I will no longer have to deal with this day . I hate the 6th of this months . . 1 year ago to this day my papa died .and if it was not for him I would never of been the person I am , I would not dream as big as I do . And all i can say is that...
    Neroforlife Neroforlife 18-21 1 Response Aug 6, 2013

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    My Angel Daughter

    I'm 19 I fell pregnant in November 2012. No problems at all . All came out of no were. I was 24weeks and6 days and went Into labour Had her by csection 29 april 2012 her name lyla mai . 1lb 11oz so tiny and beautiful. 3 days I had her in my arms then sadly died due to a bleed on...
    heidiwalker heidiwalker 18-21, F Nov 13, 2012

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    Lost My Little Sister At Only 18

    My little sister died 3/31/12 at the young age of only 18she had a horrible death.she died because she fell from 9 stores up.she shouldn't be dead, she would still be alive if she had used her head! but she was young and invincibly in her head.so she tried to clime from the...
    jillianlarson2011 jillianlarson2011 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 8, 2012

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    It's only been 3 months.

    He was too young. My father passed away I his sleep. I remember the day before he passed. My mom had called his parents to let them know that it would be that night though the doctors gave him another week or so. To see my grandma cry was a thing of its own. My uncle and older...
    GuiltyThorn GuiltyThorn 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Time For Yoko

    RIP to my friend Yoko. May she be in all of our prayers tonight. It was Yoko's time, and anyone's can come at anytime.
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F Apr 30, 2013

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    It's His Birthday. It Used To Be.

    It's his birthday again. Last year at this time I remember our feast at home, celebrating his 67th and last birthday. Now that he's been gone for 11 months. When I was in my room surfing the net I heard my grandma playing the Happy Birthday song on the piano. I was astonished...
    AmyLgg AmyLgg 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2013

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    My Husband Died Of Stomach Cancer On 4/18- It Hit Me So Hard!

    On july 4th we were celebrating the day of independence while my husband cried of massive stomach pain. I thought he was just kidding because in 9 years of living with him i have never seen him this sick. I secretly thought he didn't want to go to my friends barbecue. He checked...
    brokenheartedgrl28 brokenheartedgrl28 26-30, F Jun 4, 2012

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    Waiting For A Reunion

    My son left this world for Heaven when he was exactly 7 months, not a day less and not a day more. He waited till he wished his mommy her 29th birthday. He died on a Friday in his PICU room shortly after three days. For two month I had the watched his monitor like a hawk...
    waiting123 waiting123 26-30, F Jun 20, 2012

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    Sissy

    My sister died when I was 4 years old not a day goes by that I don't think of her smiling face and the beautiful little girl that she was and I sometimes wish that I could have one more day one more chance just to say goodbye but in life we don't get that chance we can't turn...
    piecesofme11 piecesofme11 22-25, F Oct 13, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I think everyone is afraid of losing someone their loved ones especially the people they are very close with. I just had this bad and weird dream and I know that words are not...
    trishhh04 trishhh04 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F Apr 13

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    Hey! I'm new here at EP and I really need someone to talk to, good advice, experiences and such.. I don't know what to do! My boyfriend did do drugs and tried to take his own life...
    lilcarey lilcarey 22-25, F Mar 27

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    i was twelve, and was coming up to my first year in high school. i was absolutely dreading my first day at a new school, because i had never been the new girl before. the only...
    eviemay6 eviemay6 16-17, F Apr 15

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    Three people now actually.... When i was 7, i lost my Grampy to suicide. He hung himself while intoxicated... November of 2011, My eldest brother, James, ended his life with me...
    TeganLynne TeganLynne 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    I got a text message from a friend telling me that one of my best friends had killed himself. I was in total denial due to him not showing any signs or symptoms of being unhappy...
    kiara95 kiara95 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 13

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    It's been almost an hour since I received the news of my grandma about her health. My family and I have known few months ago her health has gotten worst and the doctor said she has...
    raldy raldy 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    My best friends sister committed suicide about three years ago... I can still remember the day it happened. It was June 21. We had just gotten done with our play practice and I...
    sarahjade123 sarahjade123 13-15, F Mar 26

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    My grandmother passed away early this morning, and her last words to me were, "I love you too, sweetie." Nana, I love you so much, and though it hurts so badly that you've passed...
    iCaii iCaii 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    My gran died of a serious illness a few years ago, I don't remember which year it was or how old she was when she passed away. I still feel guilty for not taking her loss so...
    HMSaph HMSaph 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    and they are miles away. I cannot hold her..
    saltydog74 saltydog74 22-25, M Mar 27

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    It is not so much that I love cooking ... but it is that I love the people I cook for and their response. I love how they devour everything. I love when they ask for seconds and...
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 28

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