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I Lost My Daughter

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    Almost 2 Months Old...

    I lost my daughter Eloise Madison on October 7th 2013. She was almost 2 months old. We lost her to SIDS. I cannot understand why God had to take her.
    Niomi1986 Niomi1986 26-30, F Oct 12, 2013

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    What The Caterpillar Believes Is The End, To The Butterfly, It'S Only The Beginning

    And that was Izzie. Aged six, she was killed by a dangerous driver, who was later charged with murder unsuccessfully but was sentenced for dangerous driving, along with my husband. She had beautiful ginger hair, blue eyes, was short, loved singing, was sporty and danced, was...
    SummerRainSparkles SummerRainSparkles 36-40, F Feb 17, 2013

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    I Miss You So!

    This was my first Thanksgiving without you, one of many firsts I'm sure I will have to learn to live with...... I missed our time, making a pie together, how we would get into a flour war, and cover our kitchen with a blanket of white....how we would eat with just candles and the...
    harleylover1970 harleylover1970 41-45, M 6 Responses Dec 2, 2012

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    The 21st of this month will mark 4 months

    since my little girl passed away. It hurts even more now than before. All three years of her life she battled sickness but she always made it through....... I guess God got tired of seeing my baby girl suffer. I just wish I wouldve had a little longer. She was my best friend...
    abr59 abr59 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Brianna "11-21-2007"

     She was 19 weeks and 5 Days in my belly.......................... Sigh        I loved her so very much and still do......... I held her in my arms, she was tiny.......... I left the hospital empty-handed.............. I couldn't cry............. :( A few tears rolled...
    lorena1 lorena1 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 14, 2012

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    My Daughter was Born on,

    September 4th, 2009, at 830 in the morning. She was a beautiful, healthy baby. Although my pregency was a very long one, she was born perfectlly healthy. She was the apple of my eye, and she was my world. I Loved her very much, and not a day goes by that I don’t think about...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 2

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    My Babygirl Is Gone

    when i was 17 i was driving down the road one day looking is the rear view mirror at my babygirl gabriella who was 9 months old next thing i know a car hit right into her and i got out immediately not caring that i was hurt only cared about her wanted her to be ok i uunhooked her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 17, 2011

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    allthewaysaround allthewaysaround 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    33 Yrs.old Just Gone

    My beautiful baby girl just gone . They say they think she was texting and lost control of the car. went off the road flipped over she was ejected & pronounced dead at the scene. How horrible .I have been thru a lot in my 52 yrs. but I don't think I can take this .
    lorileelee lorileelee 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 11, 2011

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    It is done. So many years later,

    I did what I told you I would NEVER do. I marked my body. I did it for you. It is so beautiful, as were you. On the shoulder we first touched, a rose, just for you. This bud is barely open, as your life had just begun. I struggle to understand why the pain and tears are so...
    FindingMySong FindingMySong 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    Less Than Five Minutes And A Hole Never To Be Filled

    I lost my baby girl just a few minutes after her birth. Those moments stay in my mind and heart forever. The moments I held my butterfly, kissed her, hugged her. The moments I screamed and cried as I watched doctors try to revive her- try to get her tiny, tiny, newborn body to...
    lovingmylosses lovingmylosses 31-35, F Apr 20, 2013

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    I Lost My Daughter As we near the 10 year mark

    I struggle more now than ever. For years I asked if I had healed. I had no clue. After many years I thought "well, enough time has passed, I MUST be "over" your loss. And then it happened. I tend to believe this one was on you. I really believe you put her into my life. I...
    FindingMySong FindingMySong 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My 8 Day Old Daughter

    April of 2013 was a rough month for me. On April 1st, I got laid off from my job. Then on April 15th, me and my wife were blessed with a beautiful baby girl we named Nevaeh Marie. She was born 17 weeks early and we were set mentally for the long stay at the hospital and the long...
    SuperMark SuperMark 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 25, 2013

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    She wasn't my biological daughter.

    But she was the closest I ever had. She was in my life from age 14 to 22. She was beautiful, brilliant, driven and so very wise. She cast a brilliant light into my life. I will never forget that day. My beautiful girl did what she loved most that day. On a hot sunny day...
    FindingMySong FindingMySong 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    The Loss of An Angel

      My beautiful daughter was 29 years and six months old when she passed away due to childbirth complications.  She left us with a beautiful granddaughter to share our lives with, but she also left us with an incomplete family and the loss of the heart of me.  ...
    lostathome73 lostathome73 51-55 5 Responses Apr 4, 2009

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    3/23/14... Almost 10 years

    since Stormy-Denice's passing. How can it be? How can my 12 year old daughter be gone forever? It makes no sense that this life that I cared for with all my heart and soul was wiped out in one cataclysmic moment. What makes life? Where did it go? What can I do to bring it back?
    RoseBudForHim RoseBudForHim 46-50, F 8 Responses Jan 7

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    I Want My Daughter Back. Justice ? Not This Time.

    this is and has been the hardest thing i have ever had to deal with. its a very long story. i am gonna shorten and sum up the first have. this is not something i share or talk about with any one. nor speak about often with my husband. i had a crappy childhood. alcoholic parents...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 18, 2012

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