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I Lost a Loved One

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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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       Today, our family lost a truly

    beautiful soul. Uncle John, I loved you more than you could ever know. And i'm gonna miss you so much! But I feel a sense of peace knowing that I got to say goodbye and knowing that you are no longer in pain. Saying goodbye is never easy and I struggled so much to find the right...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 9

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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 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2013

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    My mother is terminal.

    She was diagnosed with a brain tumour about 4 1/2 years ago. I was 9 at the time and I didn't know that people pretty much always die from that kind of tumour (GBM or something like that, I think) and that seeing as it was high grade or malignent or something like that (sorry...
    Wildheart919 Wildheart919 13-15, F May 12

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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 51-55, M 4 Responses Aug 22, 2013

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    tonight, we got the call.

    after a month and a half, my grandfather drew his last breath at 10:30PM, on this day, 13th of july, year 2014. as i drove in silence back to the hospital with the clothes he is to be buried in, my thoughts brought me back to my childhood. they brought me back to a time where...
    nadialje nadialje 22-25, F Mar 13

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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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    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 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 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2014

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    Today at 10 am my father received a call

    that his dad passed away unexpectedly. My family is going through such a rough time. Not only did he lose his dad but his father in law also in the same week. I to rough losing grandparents but two in less than a week is really hard. I loved them both very very much and was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 17

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    Why did he have to go?

    He was only a year old. ******* heartbroken.
    Jess7787 Jess7787 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 31, 2014

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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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    Has been almost a month

    since my grandma passed away, just a couple nights ago I laid awake all night bawling my eyes out. Not something I do often.. but I couldn't even stop myself. I don't know why I'm even typing this but I just miss her a lot... She seems to always be on my mind. I'm just trying to...
    prettypink1198 prettypink1198 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 27, 2014

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    I started crying today

    because i dont know how to make my dad's chicken soup.
    mairesequin mairesequin 18-21, F Aug 4, 2014

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    My granny's funeral is tomorrow.

    I'm not really nervous, even feeling a little odd. I haven't really progressed her passing yet.
    absenceofsound absenceofsound 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    "Today was the date many years ago you passed

    away and not a day goes by where I don't think about the person you were to me when you were here, you made me smile when I was sad you picked me up when I fell down and you were loved by many and shall never be forgotten, but most importantly I shall never forget the last thing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 11

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    Last year, my dad passed away

    and I loved him so much. I think of him all the time and wish he was here. But I could have stopped him from passing away. Before he passed, he was very sick. And I should have made him go to the doctor. I which he was here right now hugging me and telling me that everything...
    Liveforthegood Liveforthegood 13-15, F 1 Response May 3, 2014

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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 56-60, F 6 Responses Jun 13, 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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    I'm still your lil princess daddy,

    be proud of me in heaven or where you are 💁
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 16

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    zeen4kurdistanii zeen4kurdistanii 16-17, F Apr 6

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    December 2013 I lost my dad to suicide.

    not only did I lose my dad but I also lost my best friend. things aren't the same. I've had trouble sleeping ever since and Iay every night crying and wonder how he is. I miss you dad.
    madison1998 madison1998 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 10, 2014

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    my niece Kayla passed away a couple of days ago

    and she was only 5 do to some jackass texting and driving plz do not text and drive plz
    psp585 psp585 22-25 3 Responses Jan 19

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    Auntie J Beautiful.Kind,

    generous,respectful,caring,giving,Loved by all Auntie J was the most amazing Auntie I ever had she was my favourite auntie I think of her everyday ,she passed away too soon I wish more then anything that she was still alive so I could tell her whats going on .I always use to tell...
    iwanttobeafashionesigner iwanttobeafashionesigner 22-25, F Feb 14

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    My boyfriend who I thought I was going to spend

    the rest of my life with left me. We lived together, slept with each other every night. Took baths with each other made dinner for each other. He got me a ring and said he promises to be with me forever. My heart is broken: he said the relationship is not something he wants. He...
    Mangocupcakes Mangocupcakes 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2014

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    Now, please note that I do not want your

    sympathy. I recently lost my cousin. She's the closest cousin I had to my age and we were super close. We lived near each other until I was 7 then my family moved. We are not only cousins, but best friends, sisters, each other's guardian angel. She died to a tumour in her...
    PennyWest PennyWest 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 15, 2014

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    I lost my sister and her boyfriend in a car

    wreck and they had a baby my sister said that If anything happened to them Tyler (the baby) is mine I'm to young to be a mom what do I do
    kailynferg kailynferg 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Holidays are upon us,

    but happiness can't be found. Two days before Thanksgiving, I lost my sister. The day of her burial, my nephew (brother's son ) had a blood clot in his lungs and passed. So the end of November and the beginning of December have been rough. Then I realized most of the family...
    Life4once Life4once 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2014

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    They say from the time your born your life

    begins as a dash and at the end of your life is that date you were ment to go. I live my life everyday as best as possible and that dash lives on.
    awallac5 awallac5 18-21, M Jan 6

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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 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 29, 2013

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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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    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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    The day before Christmas eve one year ago.

    .my dad passed away in his sleep..he wasnt ailing from any serious sickness he was fine...he just went to bed and never woke up. .my mom who was ill n is on meds from a heart attack went to sleep in the adjoining room for that night..she slept thru the entire night but woke up...
    Mystik7 Mystik7 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    Two weeks ago I lost my nan,

    she was like a second mum to me. I'm 25 and she's the first person I've lost who I was close to! Every now and then I forget, forget she's gone, that I'll never hear her voice again. Then it hits me like a ton of bricks! The first song I heard when she passed was ed sheeran...
    XMissunderstoodx XMissunderstoodx 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 14

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    My grandma passed away on the 1st we buried her

    on the 3rd. Today is the 9th almost a full week she's been gone. I had a quick short dream about her it seemed so real to the touch , sight, and smell. In my dream my cousin walks out of the bathroom but my grandma is letting me she her herself and she just looks at me and...
    Amerson20 Amerson20 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2014

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    I lost my Aunt Martha on May 14th last year

    and I'm still not over it. I think about her frequently and wish there was some way of telling her about my day and talk to her about hers. I feel like I'm the one person that still keeps her old phone number in my phone, even though she will never be reached again...
    TenderBeauty TenderBeauty 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 25

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    My step great grandfather passed away from an

    infection. I had went to see him yesterday and had a reasonable expectation for him to go home in the few days, he was a strong man. I had just gotten to know and like him a few years earlier. So it really hurt when he past away. He was a good resin and I look forward to seeing...
    Bonjovi11 Bonjovi11 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 28, 2014

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    My little brother passed away four

    and a half years ago, and I am still completely broken because of it. I saw a picture of my friend and her little brother, and I felt so jealous. This is wrong. This is painful.
    indranimeows indranimeows 18-21, F Jan 18

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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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    Sometimes, I wish I forget everything.

    But how can I forget everything, if there's still a value in my heart. </3 It's really hard to pretend that I am always okay 'cause the truth is, I'm not. A piece of me got lost and borken, but I always try to fix it 'cause no one can ever heal this wounded heart except me...
    MissBlue143 MissBlue143 18-21, F Jan 18

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    I lost my husband and three sons in a terrible

    drunk driving traffic accident. I miss them deeply and think of them daily. I try to remember all the great times we had together before their loss.
    momonbeach momonbeach 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 13, 2014

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    Today was my uncle's funeral.

    .as I watched him burn in the funeral pyre the piercing images of my father came into sight..just 1 months ago I saw my father reduced to ashes. ..in one year and two months ive lost 5 members of the same family. .my dad's sister was first..then he died eve of Christmas eve...
    Mystik7 Mystik7 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 19

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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 3 Responses Apr 13, 2014

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    I lost my mother this year.

    It was very hard. She passed away on the 8th of May. It has been hard for all of us. There are 4 brothers (her sons) - we are still technically here. We are still here. As a family, we are still here. We have family all over the world.
    socialskillstraining socialskillstraining 16-17, M Dec 31, 2014

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    When I was almost 5, my parents divorced

    and my dad moved back with his mom out of state. After that my dad always sent me letters because he wasn't allowed to be around me because my mother hated him. Me and him made a promise to see each other once I was old enough to make the decision to visit each other. When I was...
    cawnbread cawnbread 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10