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I Lost My Brother 6months Ago Suddenly

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    It's Gonna Suck.

    My 17 yr old younger brother hung himself in May of '08. Christmas is coming & I'm not quite sure how I'm gonna handle it. It was only him and I for siblings. I now feel like 'an only child' and my parents now sometimes feel too close yet so far away at the same time. I...
    faintshadows faintshadows 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2008

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    I Miss Him Sooo Much.

    I lost my brother this past June, the same day my daughter was born. It's been very difficult because every month that should be joyous is also painful. My daughter's life is a reminder of my brother's death. At least he got to visit us at the hospital. That same night, he fell...
    stevene55 stevene55 22-25 Dec 18, 2008

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    Suicide

    I didnt loose my brother six months ago, its been a little over a year. this was just the closest topic I could find. I lost four people that were very close to me within two years, sometimes I hear songs that remind me of one of them and its all I can do to keep going on with my...
    stilsad stilsad 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2008

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