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I Lost a Loved One

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    I lost my son 4 weeks ago he was killed in a

    car accident at 26 years old. He was my best friend and I miss him so much it hurts beyond description. I don't know if I will make through this. But I must my wife of 31 years has MS and she needs me.
    tbearw58 tbearw58 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 14, 2013

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    Runaway

    my little brother disappeared several years ago when he was barely 16. his departure from my life was devastating to my sanity. one minute we were close and then the next he decided it was best to leave, walk out and never return for two years. two years i was left without any...
    whitelupin whitelupin 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 17, 2013

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    Dad And Granddad

    My dad died before I was born, all I have of him are pictures... My granddad acted as my father and helped me through a lot, but then he died when I was seven.
    laughinggeek laughinggeek 13-15, F Nov 14, 2013

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    Exactly Three Years Ago At This Min

    I lost my Baby sister .Her death was sudden though she had been in and out of Hospital for over a month and I tried to tell them it was her heart ,they wouldn't listen. Finally I threatened to sue them and she was flown to a heart center in another City . By the time I drove...
    sauci sauci 56-60, F Nov 6, 2012

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    I Miss My Daughter

    My daughter was an amazing person...bright, witty, physically gifted, beautiful, talented and kind.  At 13- yrs.-old, she took care of me one summer when I was sick for the entire season; and she did everything to run the household... which included cooking, cleaning, paying...
    fishsweeper fishsweeper 51-55, F 6 Responses Jun 13, 2012

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    Time Is Precious

    Time definitely is precious for us. And I didn't realize that before my cousin died.. This day I had a great time being with my classmates and celebrating our Teacher's Day. It was all fun. Until when I was home, like 7pm our neighbor sent us a text message that Samuel is...
    MyPains MyPains 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 31, 2012

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    My Grandmother Just Died!!

    My Grandmother was all I had I don't know what to do with out her, They say that when a person dies suddenly is worse the a draw out time but when she has been on hospice for 3-4 years and one morning just leaves her body, she broke her promise to me to live to be 106 but just...
    Jenhorse Jenhorse 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 5, 2010

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    She always looked so lonely,

    walking down the street by herself. Her head would always be bowed with her hair hanging in her face like a curtain shielding her from the world, and her shoulders sagged with some invisible weight crushing down on them. She had an air of defeat that hung around her. Clearly...
    Breizh Breizh 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2013

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    My First Time To Experience Something Like This

    I grew up seeing people around me die, some relatives, friends, friends relatives...but non of them was close enough for their death to affect me well not until last week when i lost my cousinHe was born sick actually and am not really sure what he was suffering from. At eighteen...
    ufutaa ufutaa 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2012

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    You'll Always Be In My Heart...miss You!

     MY DAD I love this manWho is dear to my heartSuddenly one dayIt was torn all apartThis man taught me every thingThat I needed to knowAnd I did listened..... most of the timeBut then he had to goHe gave me loveAnd touched my life...and still doesIts all over...
    Sophie1610 Sophie1610 41-45, F 14 Responses Jan 10, 2010

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    My Niece My Angel

    The year was 1986, It was Aug. I was 15 and my niece was 6 months old. She was a happy baby, always smiled. One horrible night that Aug her life was taken from us. Taken by her father. Beat and raped and left in the tub like trash. I remember seeing her there in her dress of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 16, 2012

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    To His Brother

    My heart was heavy throughout the entire day...I cried every chance I got. It was hard going to work and trying to make the day as normal as possible. My mind and thoughts took me back to Simon. Yes, his name is Simon. I am going to have a hard time letting my love go. He was...
    reallymee reallymee 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    I Will Miss You "Mam"

    I had saved your number as "mam" on my phone. You were a role model to me, my mentor and i was planning that some day i will meet up with you so that we can catch up. After my wedding, how you helped me so much also with prayers and all, i could not believe it when someone told...
    wakeshoe wakeshoe 31-35, F 1 Response May 8, 2013

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    I Lost My Uncle

    Well the anniversary of my uncles death is coming up.  It will be three years. Christmas is  the hardest time of year for me and my family because he died on christmas eve. He was such a huge part of all of our lives. He was like a dad to me and my brother...
    PaperTowns PaperTowns 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 15, 2009

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    Charlie (This Was A Writing Assigment For School. I Thought I Should Share It :) )

    We arrive right down the road from the white church that sits on top of the hill, towering over the countryside. The road turns into gravel, crunching underneath our tires as we turn into the driveway of the church. There stands a silky red cross, decorated by yellow and white...
    myusername22 myusername22 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 29, 2013

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    Forever!...

    He. He was everything. We knew eachother since we were kids. We used to play together. It was so long ago. Then we grew up and I found out I was inlove with him. So was he. I remember how happy we were when we were together. After an year we broke up. I feel so sorry about this...
    LinaBloodwell LinaBloodwell 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 23, 2012

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    My cousin "ran away" about 4 years ago.

    We had the best relationship, and we could tell each other everything, just like a family is suppose to. He was one of my best friends, and we have been through everything together, and we were always there for each other. It really hurt me when he just packed up and left. I...
    MsLouise MsLouise 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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    I was at his funeral two weeks ago.

    His parents invited me to his country to attend the funeral. The first time I steppe don South African soil and it had to be this way. He died fighting for MY country and now I lost him for good.... I know wherever he is. he's looking out for me now and perhaps telling me to get...
    CantankerousBabe CantankerousBabe 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    My Sweet Cousin

    Last week was one of the hardest weeks of my life. My cousin, who is like my little sister, succumbed to her muscular dystrophy that has been affecting her health since she was born. I am so devastated and I felt so lonely while visiting my family who had gathered for her wake...
    LiesAreEntertainment LiesAreEntertainment 22-25 Nov 5, 2012

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    Loss

    On June 25, at the age of 40, I had to hold a memorial service for my husband. Everyone says that this is way too young of an age for me to have to go through this... be a widow. I'm pretty sure that there isn't ANY good or "right" age for this to happen...
    catz4132 catz4132 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2009

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    The Uncle I Have Never Met

    I have an uncle that died before I could meet him. I don't know if he died of cancer or what. All I know is that he did drugs and smoked. The interesting thing is that earlier in the year, before summer even, we found a puppy and took him in. He is a black and hire pit bull. We...
    AlphaShewolf AlphaShewolf 13-15, F Dec 22, 2012

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    R.i.p. Timmy

    my best friend first love my hero and my angel he was my everything changing my world with every word i said life was perfect with this boy every moment of life was worth living because of him he made me laugh cry hate him and he made me love him and i will never forget the boy...
    crazybladebabe crazybladebabe 18-21, F Oct 20, 2012

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    I LOVE YOU

    Almost four years ago I lost someone I loved more than life, the day before she died we quarreled and I thought nothing of it, sure that things would blow over and we would be back to normal the next day. there were no more next days and for the last four years I have been...
    IF64 IF64 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 22, 2013

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    I Lost My Dad In 2006

    I lost my dad in 2006 and seems like yesterday. This has been a long 6 years, but I can finally say I am at a point where I can now celebrate him and not grieve so much. We were very close. We talked daily and I was fortunate enough to be there when he took his last breath. (I...
    ZenQueen76 ZenQueen76 31-35, F Oct 10, 2012

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    It Was Really Hard To Deal With.

    My aunt died on July 5th, 2008.That day was one of hardest I've ever had to endure. It was my brother, his girlfriend, my niece and my nephew, my father, my brother's mom, my aunt and my boyfriend. We were at my brother's mom's house for a 4th of July party. Everyone else that...
    xXPsychochic56 xXPsychochic56 18-21, F Jan 11, 2010

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    Our Hollow House

    Our Charlie died in January and he was the life of this party that we all called life.  The house was always full of laughter, love, peace, joy and music.  He had a heart for people, especially the ones that people picked on.  Adults, kids, it didn't matter. ...
    ShondaiSam ShondaiSam 56-60 8 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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    A Holiday Loss

    November 2012 i had spent my thanksgiving in Napa, California then we went to see family in Sacramento we knew my Aunt  my dad's cousin was battling breast cancer. When we were in Sacramento that sunday after thanksgiving i was staying at my dad's sister's house and we got a...
    starlight88 starlight88 22-25, F Dec 20, 2012

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    I Lost A Loved One.

    I've lost several loved ones and thats the reason why I live life to the fullest because tomorrow isnt promised to anyone..
    BadBitchMentality BadBitchMentality 18-21, F Jun 20, 2010

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    God, Help Me!!!

    i can't let go... i still can't let him go... y do God took him away from me? i miss him so bad... i can't seem to find someone else... it's like a curse, i can't love somone else... whenever i try to fall in love again, it won't work out... and when those relationship...
    hellsdevil hellsdevil 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    When Death Comes

    I'm no stranger to death you see it all starts at a young age for me I think I was 11 when My granfather died I used to spend alot of time with him because he was very old and needed alot of help around the house so it became my job to help...it sucked, he was an old...
    r161616 r161616 41-45, M 4 Responses Dec 7, 2009

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    Fiction? No. Reality.

    Murder. That's such a strange word. It seems to be a word reserved for works of fiction, TV Dramas and movies. Murder doesn't happen in real life, does it? Yes, unfortunately. Murder without motive, without cause, is such a confusing tragedy. A constant barrage of questions all...
    Mello Mello 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    Loss Of A Wonderful Husband

    on the 27th december 2009 my whole world fell apart my wonderful husband whom i had been married to for twenty five years died of lung CANCER. HE WAS  DIAGNOSED ON 23RD JULY  HE HAD THREE MONTHS OF CHEMOTHERAPY THEN WAS TOLD THAT WAS NOT WORKING SO CHANGED TO...
    ollmpic ollmpic 46-50, F Jun 15, 2010

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    Never Met Her

    Basically a couple of days ago my cousin died tragically. I never met her, or frankly even heard of her before then, but the shock and sadness was still there. She was extremely close to some relatives of mine that I am extremely close to, so I still feel a connection. Basically...
    alykinze alykinze 18-21, F Aug 1, 2013

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    She Had An Addiction

    She had an addiction we lost her over a weakness,she thought this one last high then in the morning I will be free. only morning never came with this beautiful young lady. only 24 year old makes your heart just hurt and break. I sat with her mom to comfort her and let her know it...
    millerncan millerncan 41-45, F Oct 18, 2013

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    What If...

    Less than 5 months ago, I lost someone very very special to me. 15 years ago, he was my boyfriend, my first boyfriend really. It didn't work out. 5 years ago, we reconnected. Again it didn't work out, although we were more mature about it this time around. The last thing he...
    accidentaldelilah accidentaldelilah 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 2, 2012

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    My Son Isaac

    My son, my only child Isaac died on May 3rd , 2013. He was 24 years old when he died. Isaac had battled substance abuse but he had been clean for about 6 months. I thought he had beaten this. He had a job, a car, a girlfriend. He had gained by trust back. He looked and sounded...
    amylee23 amylee23 41-45, F Oct 14, 2013

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    My Brother

    4 years ago in may my mom was pregnant with my brother. I was only 10 years old and the oldest. One day as we left for school she told me she was going to the hospital. my sister and i of course were exited that my brother would be born. Later in the afternoon my dad told us my...
    julia98 julia98 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 25, 2013

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    Death

    This past Saturday I lost a guy whom I knew. We were incredibly close, but we had had a few good conversations and he was sweet. I, myself, not a believer in God. But, he was a strong believer and it was inspirational. Before he died he texted quite a few people 'give God what...
    radkeaddict radkeaddict 16-17, F Nov 21, 2013

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    Healing The Broken Heart

    Today, I receive news from my dear friend in the Philippines that her mom died... She was a kind and caring mother, She had diabetes which cause her to become blind and in time had to be put on dialysis... I am deeply sorry for the lost of my dear friend Stephanie, I hope her...
    Efoile Efoile 22-25, M Jun 12, 2013

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    God And I Had A Fight

    God and I had a fight! I yelled hollered and I begged... Just like any other parent would do he insisted on the "NO"!! as a child you don't always under stand the "NO" and maybe in a lifetime never will... A parent always knows best.. "The Father" of "ALL" was more demanding then...
    millerncan millerncan 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2013

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    My great Aunt Barbie just passed away today.

    I feel horrid, because it doesn't bother me all that much. Then again I didn't know her all that well.
    SasukeUchiha723 SasukeUchiha723 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    Exactly 63 Years

    My mother died tonight.It was her birthday. She chose to stop her medical care on Saturday and go into hospice.  She just wanted to not die in the hospital.  I was finally able to get her out into an outpatient hospice unit tonight.She wasn't there ten minutes before she was...
    dyin2live dyin2live 31-35, F Jun 12, 2013

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    It is fastly approaching the anniversary of my

    sisters death. Never an easy time of year for me. We were opposite in everyway. Most of the time i couldnt stand her. Even so she was my closest friend. We spent our childhood in the same room arguing and laughing. Singing and discussing and debating. She was a strong woman...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 1

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    My First and Last True Love

    You've been gone for so long... And yet, I still remember these... i remember when we first met, u always look at me, and i always looked away... i remember our first date, u just sit there and watch me, i did the same... i remember our first kiss, i start the kiss...
    hellsdevil hellsdevil 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2009

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    This One Was Different.

    I have lost people in my life. Both sets of grandparents, All my great Aunts and Uncles. Friends. Was with a cousin when he was struck by a car and later died. A very much loved and respected Uncle. But this one was different. When I say loved one. I truly mean Loved. It...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 18, 2009

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    My Grandfather, To Lung Cancer

    I was only 6. I remember how thin he got. I kissed him goodbye, because they told me to. I thought he was going to 'go somewhere'. And then he died, right after he said thank you. It was 10 years before I kissed anyone with my lips out (I used to suck them into my mouth so...
    StillMeJustDifferent StillMeJustDifferent 31-35 1 Response Jan 22, 2011

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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 and the night he had ended his life I had been talking to him and he seemed his normal self. I then realised after checking my facebook that...
    kiara95 kiara95 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    January 19th 2014, 7:30 pm.

    My grandmother was gone, just like that. I cannot accept it. Maybe because I don't want to. That part of my life is no longer there and all I can do is be sad about it. I was the one that put her in bed. Every night, 11 pm. The emptiness that fills that space where my heart...
    gibbie88 gibbie88 22-25, F Jan 23

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    They Say Time Heals All Things.

    I don't believe that is true ,the pain of losing someone you Love may lessen but it never heals. July 6th 4 years ago I lost my oldest Brother .His death wasn't totally a surprise ,he had heart failure, it still tore my heart out he was in his 50's . Nov 6th ,three years...
    sauci sauci 56-60, F Oct 11, 2012

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    I've been having this really close friend,

    my absolutly best friend for about 11 years! But then she changed school (she went to high school) and we slowly stopped being with each other. She asked me one last time of we could hang out and i said yes. It was a little awkward since we hadn't been together for a very long...
    Zelo01 Zelo01 13-15, F Mar 12

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    My best friends mom, she died yesterday morning

    at 4 a.m. I just saw her 2 days ago and now he's gone... She was like a mom to me, and at one point she was the only one that gave 2 shi.ts about me... And now she's gone.. I hate this feeling and IDK how to feel at all. Love always, Alexander
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    And The Clock Strikes 12 Midnight

    Dearest Baby Girl,Midnight came and I realized that today is your day, Baby Sister. If you were still alive and with me we would be dancing around the house with the music blaring celebrating your 40th Birthday. Laughing like we got away with something good to eat with crumbs...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2012

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