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I Miss My Mother and Brother-died of Cancer

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    My Mom And Brother Passed Within 3 Months Of Each Other. How To Cope...

    Hi, I am 19 and just lost 2 of the most important people in my life. My mom was diagnosed with cancer 2 years ago, stage 4. We knew it was going to be rough. One year into her treatments not going too well with lots of change of meds and chemo because the cancer kept coming...
    lilinarie90 lilinarie90 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 25, 2010

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    I'm Not Coping Well Either.

    I joined this just to tell the girl that posted before me how very sorry I am. I think I can understand some of what she is going through and I wanted to extend my deepest sympathies. There isn't much to say besides what happened to your family is truly, truly awful and I'm so...
    freddolina freddolina 22-25, F May 6, 2010

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    Missing My Brother And My Dad

     I lost my one and only dear brother to lung cancer 6 years ago and he was a doctor and a non smoker  and non alcoholic..We were very suprised when he collapsed during my dad's alms giving in 2004. He thought he was having bronchitis but the biopsy came otherwise. We couldn't...
    leogal leogal 18-21 1 Response Mar 1, 2011

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    MY Mother

    MY MOTHER DIED OF CANCER 4 YEARS AGO. I RECEIVED A PHONE CALL FROM MY BROTHER TELLING ME MY MOTHER HAD COLLAPSED AND WAS IN HOSPITAL. I LIVED ABOUT 300 MILES AWAY BUT TOOK A PLANE SO I COULD BE WITH HER. 2 DAYS BEFORE SHE DIED SHE WOKE UP AND GRABBED MY HAND AND BEGGED ME TO KILL...
    everton13 everton13 46-50, F 14 Responses May 14, 2009

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    I Question My Faith

    I lost my brother to cancer January 26th 2011. He was 56 and was only given a matter of months to live. People say it was a good thing we had time to say goodbye. Now that he is gone the pain is incredibly unbearable. I believe in a bigger picture and have a spiritual belief...
    sadgygal sadgygal 51-55 1 Response Apr 2, 2011

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    I'm Not Coping Well Either.

    I joined this just to tell the girl that posted before me how very sorry I am. I think I can understand some of what she is going through and I wanted to extend my deepest sympathies. There isn't much to say besides what happened to your family is truly, truly awful and I'm so...
    freddolina freddolina 22-25, F 2 Responses May 6, 2010

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    Life Will Never Be the Same

    my brother Lanny lee was 48 in 2008 and died of bone and lung cancer on december 13th-my mother loved him more then anyone and also at the same time had cancer and we didn't know it yet-only that she was week and sick too.  He asked me to take care of her and I did the best...
    sibyll sibyll 51-55, F 19 Responses Mar 26, 2009

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    It's still recent and it hurts. He left a daughter which resembles his face when he was a child. I am helping my parents process what happened and getting them to join a yoga group...
    Close2You Close2You 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 9

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    My dad he died when I was 3 it's been hard without him
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I've been on a wander around London today, snapping some pics on my phone. My beloved friend, who saw little bits of magic all around us (and usually took iPhone pics, which show...
    EttaS EttaS 36-40, F Oct 9

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    Its been a very rough couple years. The grandparents that took care of me and raised me...both died. My nana died of cancer...about a year later, my fiancee cheats on me and dumps...
    odjobb odjobb 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 7

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    My younger brother died a month ago from blood cancer. He was 18 years old. I can't stop thinking that it should be ME, not him. He was such an amazing guy, he could have achieved...
    cyanesque cyanesque 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Today I was informed that my mother had died. I never really was close with my mother and we never really understood each other. However, I now feel regret for not getting to know...
    snowunderthestars snowunderthestars 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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    It's been 4 years now exactly 4 years ago my brother died for a reason I still don't know. 3 more days and he would have lived to be 9 years old. Just 3 days till his birthday. I...
    eman12345678 eman12345678 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 2

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    I had a friend Lou who got hit by a drunk driver and he sadly passed away. He was 19 and he was like an older brother to me. I still think about him every day, I miss him so much...
    xxInes20xx xxInes20xx 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    My brother Elijah died when he was three. Me and Rose were one, Kaia was about 10, she took it very badly. He would be 17 now. He had leukaemia since he was 18 months old. I have...
    naughtyivy naughtyivy 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    It happened when I was 10; after she past I was sent to live with my grandparents. It was a good life, other than my mother dying and never knowing my father, I loved my childhood...
    HentaiGirl1992 HentaiGirl1992 22-25, F 12 hrs ago

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    My dad was my hero and I loved him so much. when my parents divorced when I was 12 I chose to live with him. We were in a caravan at my brothers house for a bit but it wasn't right...
    heather81 heather81 31-35, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    It will be a gear ago in December that I lost one of my very good friends due to cancer. I sang at her funeral and the song still brings tears to my eyes. I am so lost without her...
    momoshep142 momoshep142 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    It will be a gear ago in December that I lost one of my very good friends due to cancer. I sang at her funeral and the song still brings tears to my eyes. I am so lost without her...
    momoshep142 momoshep142 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    I don't miss a lover, like many of the stories I seem to find on here. I miss my grandpa. I miss him terribly, and I am ashamed of my actions because of my youth. He died when...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    My mother has been passive aggressive my whole life yet I just realized it in my early 40's. My father died 3 years ago and that's when her PA really escalated. The first 6...
    alleb1990 alleb1990 41-45 3 Responses Oct 5

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    So my fiance and I are getting married next August, at which point we will have been together nearly 5 years. Our relationship is very strong, we truly are perfect for each other...
    WifeToBe822 WifeToBe822 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 12

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    I lost my mommy last July. She was only 51. I still don't know exactly why she died and it eats me alive. Her death certificate says "chronic alcohol abuse," but she died with...
    wtftodo51 wtftodo51 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    My mom and I had a strained relationship to say the least. I was a foster kid for while before returning to her care, my father passed when I was seventeen from organ failure and...
    farinpages farinpages 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I joined this forum just so that i can put my experience with my mother in law in writing. so here is the story. I met my husband in college. we were first friends and it turned...
    Aleksanrda Aleksanrda 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 7

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    My 6 year old fat cat died without warning in his sleep. There was no signs of any pain or trauma or seizure immediately...His mouth turned blue and then his legs went cold, then...
    bR0k3nWings bR0k3nWings 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    my sister died last year, I miss her.
    elcampoverde elcampoverde 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    It's been awhile friends... Ive been in no contact for over a year. It's been GREAT. I waited to share this story until I was ok, and then came a period of not wanting to talk...
    Misstaco Misstaco 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    Let me first start by saying that I never will regret doing what I need to do to care for the people I love with all of my heart and soul. I know what I am doing and it breaks me...
    ilmj123 ilmj123 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    When Hannah died, I felt my world shake. Hannah came up to me in second grade, handed me an apple slice, and asked to be my friend. I never thought how much that one moment would...
    Lostneedsfound Lostneedsfound 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I lost my grandmother to bone cancer, lung cancer, and stage 4 breast cancer earlier this year. Not a day goes by that I don't think about her and miss her. Growing up with an...
    gummball gummball 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    A few hours ago , I heard a bad news of my friend " Alex " is died in the reason of bombardment, in middle east ! He was one of the pacific reservist in international armed...
    dumanfree dumanfree 31-35, M 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I lost my Hubby a month ago. He died from Liver cancer. Tho he was diagnosed April of 2012. The start of June this year symptoms started to show and from then on everything just...
    ladyequine74 ladyequine74 36-40 4 Responses Oct 5

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    I miss my mother very much. I think of her every day, thinking back on all the good memories she left behind. I have not visited her as often as I'd wanted, since I do not live...
    Tullo96 Tullo96 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have been in a domestic partnership with my love for years. We have two children together. Just for clarification we are a straight couple and unmarried. His brother's wife is...
    alora236 alora236 22-25, F Sep 28

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    I miss my Uncle. He died in the middle of June. We had his funeral at the end of June, and we just had a memorial service for those that couldn't travel to his funeral. He was...
    BustingFree BustingFree 26-30, F Oct 5

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    I have been missing my parents so much lately. I've been writing journal entries and letters to both of them. I miss talking to them and seeing their wonderful and loving faces...
    Cheery23 Cheery23 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    My father died June 27 2009. He was 78 years of age and we were very close. He was a great man who did much for me throughout my life. I think of him every day. My best friend also...
    frankred frankred 46-50 Oct 9

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    Hi there, I am 21 and my dad was died when I was still in elementary school, 10 years ago. Yea, I know, it's already been a long time, and I should say that I have enjoyed my life...
    theresaye theresaye 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 10

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    I met a guy online 2 years ago, and I never really believed that I could meet someone on the internet and be so close to them, even though I never met them but it happened to me...
    Kayroxyoursox Kayroxyoursox 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    My dad was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2009. At the time, I was 12 years old in grade 7. I had no idea what was going on until 2-3 months later. My dad was loosing a lot of...
    lauranicole1818 lauranicole1818 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    Well I never really got to experience what's it was like to have a Mom or I can't remember ! When I was 5yrs old my Mom left me and my 3 siblings and went out on her own...
    Clorey88 Clorey88 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    A couple months ago I found out I have lung cancer. I haven't told my younger brother yet for fear that he will get hurt. Im doing chemo pills and they are really taking a toll on...
    19alexanderknight95 19alexanderknight95 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 23

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    He hasn't died.. We have the same dad. My dad was in prison and his mom was 19 and a druggie. She have him up for adoption, and even though we tried as hard as we could, we weren't...
    TakeMeAway15 TakeMeAway15 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    It’s only been three years since you passed away. I still think about you every day. I miss you so much. You were always there for me and our small family. There was nothing I...
    chloeforever chloeforever 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 4

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    I lost my first older brother 7 years this sunday when I was 11 years old. He died from an "accidental" prescription drug overdose. I lost my second a year ago from injuries...
    littlemiss139 littlemiss139 18-21, F Oct 5

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    I miss her smile, and the way she would