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I Lost My Father to Conjestive Heart Failure

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    My Beloved Father

    I wrote this on april 24,2008. It has only been a little more than 2 weeks. I am still numb and don't know what to think. My emotions are good, bad, sad, upbeat.  I just don't know how to feel. This was different than when I lost my grandparents. Oh God, I wish I could tell...
    puglover1958 puglover1958 46-50, F 3 Responses May 11, 2008

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    My Father Just Died February 2 2009

    I will always remember that day like it was yesterday. It was the early morning hours after the Super Bowl. I had talked to my dad several hours before and he was talking to me about a dip that he mixed up consisting of guacamole and ranch, we got off the phone and I finished my...
    cheatedoutoflife cheatedoutoflife 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2009

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