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I Miss My Mother and Brother-died of Cancer

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 a week 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 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 3 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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    My dog died last Saturday night. She was 8.5 years old but I expected her to live a few more years. I only got her 3 years ago. The couple that owned her moved into a small...
    0hBrandie 0hBrandie 41-45, M 5 Responses 11 hrs ago

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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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    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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    As a child growing up, my only brother and I were somewhat close... I see home movies where we played together for hours, made each other laugh and smile. As adults, things COULD...
    aries1988 aries1988 26-30, M 1 day ago

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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 5 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 4 days 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 a week 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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    My child, Zach Laird died of glioblastoma multiforme at thirteen-years-old.  He had the most tender of hearts and waged his battle with incredible courage.  Within seven...
    danagoodman danagoodman 41-45, F 3 Responses 23 hrs ago

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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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    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 2 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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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 2 days 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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    An excerpt from Chapter five of In the Cleft: Joy Comes in the Mourning (found on Amazon and Barnes and Noble) “Grandy’s arms ached and she felt stone cold and empty. There...
    danagoodman danagoodman 41-45, F 23 hrs ago

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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 tell things were gonna be okay. Cancer sucks.
    1Sykes1 1Sykes1 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 29

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    lost my mom at 15 and my life has been changed since. my life seems to be missing a vital part. im a mom now and I really need her. I haven't been the same since my mom died...
    ajayy21 ajayy21 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    My mom passed away last year (January 2013). She was eighty-eight years old, which was very fitting for her to have lived in years, the same amount as there are keys on a piano...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 14

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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 2 days ago

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    Well we recently found out that my father inlaw has cancer. He underwent a operation Saturday to remove the cancer and doctor has found that it has spread, so now he as to start...
    Ashy0328 Ashy0328 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    She passed away seventeen years ago. It was so fast. People are supposed to live longer than 47. I still pick something up for her for Christmas and don't realize my mistake...
    bateyegirl bateyegirl 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 28

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