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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 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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    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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    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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    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 Mar 1, 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 May 6, 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 2 Responses May 6, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Today will make it 7 years since my brother passed. I'm the same age he was when he died and I'm battling the same disease. The pain has never ceased, I'm not sure that it ever...
    lifeisabeautifulstruggle19 lifeisabeautifulstruggle19 18-21, F Apr 3

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    My mother is amazing! Her sister ( my auntie) was diagnosed with a brain tumour and it was awful my family has already been struggling. It was tough on everyone especially her...
    Luce13579 Luce13579 16-17, F a week ago

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    My Dad's aunt and my sister's mum She just died about two hours ago i cant get over it. I do believe that God is watching over us and that we will meet Him someday. Things happen...
    ssaaraahh ssaaraahh 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    My mother suddenly died two years ago at age 57 and my father started dating again shortly after. It was understandably an incredibly horrific time for my father and it was...
    SisyphusGirl SisyphusGirl 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I miss my brother, he died a year ago. We were twins and we both had each other, but he was killed by some guy last year. I still know he is with me, in my heart and my soul.
    PiperElizabethGx PiperElizabethGx 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I guess to understand the full depth of my story, it's best to start at the very beginning It all started when I turned 7. Up until that age, I has a great family. My mom and dad...
    heartsofgold22 heartsofgold22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I am 27, I lost my father to lung cancer 3 weeks ago he was 67, i feel so sad and alone and i feel that there's nothing to live for anymore. what breaks my heart more is that i...
    DadysGirl DadysGirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I lost my father to cancer on February 8, 2014 . I was just shy of turning 16 . He's missed so much in these past 2 1/2 months . I think it gets harder everyday . He should be...
    awkwardprincess98 awkwardprincess98 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    My cat died yesterday (18/04/2014). She's not even one yet. Now I miss her so much. It pains me when looking around the house and cannot find her. I wish there's a miracle that she...
    mimicallas mimicallas 31-35 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I have seen both sides of it. Dad died of a heart attack out of the blue, it was his first one, random. And mind blowing. I was grown and out of the house but still when I answered...
    Tracymichelle77 Tracymichelle77 26-30 1 Response Mar 27

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    Ever since it became clear that my brother was going to excel in school it has been hard for me. I did well at school but never as good as my brother (I have always been proud of...
    AndyEW AndyEW 26-30, M Mar 19

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    Hi my name is Julie, I am here because I dont know where else to go.............In May 2012 I lost my dad he was 82 years old, 6 weeks later my mother died of a broken heart, they...
    julesmcj3 julesmcj3 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    My mother lied to me my whole youth about who my father was. I was told my father was my mother’s first husband. Meanwhile my mother married my step father when I was just 20...
    dwc294 dwc294 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My mom has been a horrible mother. She decided to participate in the oldest profession about the time I was 10. I was pretty smart for my age and figured out what she was doing...
    meandme2424 meandme2424 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I want you to know that your mother was one of the people I admired most in this world. She was always so full of dynamic laughter and had an incredible zest for life that was...
    Silenthawk Silenthawk 46-50, M Apr 1

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    Last month I lost my Mum to cancer. She was my best friend and now I just feel lost without her. In the last couple of weeks of her life I spent every waking moment with her...
    bf17 bf17 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I have never hated anyone in my life. My MIL I DO hate she has destroyed my marriage with get son her golden child . I am 45, he is 63, she is 86. Her son divorced his wife 30...
    sueoneil sueoneil 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    My mother died 2 months ago from cancer. I was able to be with her at home. She had inhome hospice care and was well cared for. When my mommy died I was crying out that I killed...
    krazyjohn krazyjohn 66-70, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Cold: Every since I was a kid I never understood why my mother treated me so badly. She wouldn't hug me kiss me comfort me say I love you, every time I tried to show affection she...
    mutherlesschild mutherlesschild 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    My mom was diagnosed with cancer during spring break of my junior year in high school. She passed away august 30th at 9:23 am. Her body died everyday but her mind didn't start to...
    alexyboo alexyboo 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Three years ago my grandmother was diagnosed with lung cancer. I didn't really know what to feel at that moment. I just figured that she would power through it and come out winning...
    Angelmarie14 Angelmarie14 18-21, F Mar 23

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    Hey everyone, I hope your day is going well. I can't imagine what any of you have been through. I've never lost anyone close to me and for that I am lucky. My grandfather died of...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Less that am month ago my old friend and bandmate, Bruce died of cancer. He lasted less than eight months. We're having a memorial jam for him tomorrow. He played with a ton of...
    guitardave guitardave 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    My family as in parents and siblings. My mum especially. I guess I will talk about her first. Her name is or was Charlotte but she changed her name to Chelsea when she moved to...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M Apr 1

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    My near death experience happened at the lake on a beautiful sunny day. I was around 8 or 9 years old at the time. My big brother and I had this game going on where we would sneak...
    LittleListener LittleListener 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I was devastated.....on labor day in 1987 i was awakened by my little sister on top of me shaking me and crying she was screaming"Mommies dead Bub Mommies dead!!!!"....i opened my...
    shannon744 shannon744 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I never thought there be a day that would come that I would ever say that I miss my mother .. but I do .. I think about her daily .. she passed away from cancer last year . I...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F Apr 3

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    My dad took his last breath on March 12th, 2014. He was only 53. He fought his cancer hard. Until the very end. He didn't want to let go of my mom, my brother, or me. Before he...
    KaylenG2121 KaylenG2121 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    My father died of cancer last year in October. I am an only child and since I was small, I have never been able to get along with my mother. She is a very good human being and has...
    anxvar anxvar 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I have recently learned to adapt to my mother's subtle abuse with either a quick retort back or simply not giving her any ammunition to use behind my back. I wrote an earlier...
    amazingyou amazingyou 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Ever scents I was little my mom has been a drunk, not all the time but occasionally. She's almost died when she was drunk and one time she got so wasted she broke her ankle and had...
    CazzieWillWin CazzieWillWin 18-21, F Apr 7

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    She passed away around 3 months ago now,i just turned 18 last month,my first birthday without her,the birthday by which i'm defined as an adult.I was abused by my father as a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm coming up on my sixth cancerversary. It's funny what memories resurface. The day I found out I had a large tumor in my abdomen (which turned out to be a rare form of ovarian...
    stonesandsage stonesandsage 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    My mum has stage 3 lung cancer, which means its spread to her bones. She hid it from us until now. She made up every excuse to go to the doctor. Shes only 36. Shes being moved to a...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M Mar 25

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    My grandmother was my mother. I miss her so much! Last night I had a dream about seeing her. When she saw me she said my name and told me that she missed and loved me. This was a...
    Faith2008 Faith2008 46-50, F Mar 29

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    My soul mate is dying of cancer and still cares about me. It is killing me. He was the main love of my life when my mom died. He cried to me the other day and was willing to let me...
    burbanek burbanek 46-50 Mar 29

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    My experience only really happened when I was in kindergarten. My friends name was Alonte. The other kids wouldn't play with him because they said he looked weird due to the...
    LeoLove0803 LeoLove0803 16-17, F Mar 30

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    My mom is my best friend. She died so fast from cancer. I need her back. I'm so broken. I'm tired of people telling me she is still with me. No, she isn't. Not in the way I need...
    Kthryn Kthryn 41-45, F Apr 6

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    I have an abusive brother. He has beaten me and attacked me physically and mentally for the entire 16 years of my life. My confidence has become extremely low as a result, to the...
    radpink radpink 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I miss all of my friends that died especially this one friend me and her were so close we did everything together went everywhere together me and her were inseparable me and her we...
    Meeppeep Meeppeep 16-17, M Mar 28

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    My father had a cardiac arrest almost 1 month ago and died a little over a week ago after spending an unconscious 2 weeks in the ICU. His heart stopped for too long for there to be...
    shannzzy shannzzy 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    i lost my mother to cancer 5 years ago. and every single day goes by and my grief doesn't grow any smaller. she was amazing and perfect in every aspect. i dream to be like her.
    leahduffys leahduffys 16-17, F Apr 8

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    My dad wasn't feeling well for a long while and we thought his ulcers were back. He had a stressful job and we'd been down this road years before. I called home one day and my mom...
    lonelymom22 lonelymom22 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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