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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 2 Responses 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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    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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    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 going to be 2 years this June since my brother died. I don't know if I'll ever get over the absurdity of that kind of sentence. There were three of us growing up. I was in the...
    lottacar5 lottacar5 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    so, my husband died about 4-5 yrs ago. Yes I struggled, and am still struggling. I went to celebrate recovery for my grief and it pulled me through the first year, but then I was...
    1mtnstr 1mtnstr 41-45, F Feb 11

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    I've lost a lot of people, mostly when I was younger, most I don't remember knowing but one of the people that I remember really well is my great grandpa. He died when I was 6 of...
    MEGH0119 MEGH0119 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    I miss my nany.. She shed my bones and was there when my the doctors held me to my mum after she gave birth to me. She cleaned me up when i eat, pee or even dress.. She taught me...
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 16-17, M Feb 10

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    I lost both my mom and dad in a car crash 5 years ago that also left me in hospital my dad died in the car and mom died a few hours later. The crash was caused by a drunk driver...
    mirajane123 mirajane123 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 12

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    I miss you. I've been lost since you went away. It's been just over seven months since I saw you take your last breath. I remember how every month on that day, I'd lose it. I...
    AngelaNix AngelaNix 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 10

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    My dad died in December , i still cant believe he's gone. Not a day goes by without me thinking about him and i still cry every night. Its hard to think that there's gonna be so...
    AlwaysThinkingOutLoud AlwaysThinkingOutLoud 22-25, F Feb 12

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    He was my best friend, we met in the Army. He committed suicide 3 years ago, there's not a day that I don't miss him.
    wildeire wildeire 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    I wish I could just see you one last time, and get one last hug. I wish I could have made you proud of me at least once before you passed away. Although now I'm at the point where...
    untamedx3heart untamedx3heart 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    It has been almost 10 years since my brother died. Had he lived, today would have been his 31st birthday. I've spent all day thinking about him, and his memory brings tears to my...
    Ftyi Ftyi 22-25, F Feb 6

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    My mom just took in my nephew before my grandma died my nephew was a newborn straight from the hospital. my dad thought of him as his son and even said that he would be happy if...
    skie800 skie800 18-21, F Feb 22

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    My brother had his two girls very close to around the time I was born. The oldest is four years younger than me and the second one is six years younger. They always lived near, or...
    j1494 j1494 18-21, F Feb 15

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    My sister died on the night 13 November 2012 of cancer. I miss her so much I think I will be glad when my time comes. Both of our parents have died, my loving teacher and beautiful...
    Amago Amago 13-15, M 4 Responses Feb 14

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    My first day of middle school I was 12 years old I was just about to get on the bus I got a phone call, my mother passed away from synovial sarcoma which is a rare cancer.. My...
    briannabailey briannabailey 16-17, F Feb 9

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    I was four years old when my father passed away. It was absolutely horrific, and to this day I can still remember standing at the gravesite next to my mother, my older sister and...
    ysg93 ysg93 22-25, F Feb 20

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    Any other daughters of narcs have this? My mother never asks how I am or cares about I feel. Talk about my problems, she doesn't listen and switches it to be about her (common...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 5 days ago

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    Ranking your MIL Who told in laws that they are relationship experts? My misguided MIL, SIL and CIL all seem to believe that they are the authority on relationships and know what...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My mother is my the best friend and my biggest suppporter. She is always here for me no matter what. Even now when I'm panicing about my future she is next to me, saying that...
    perrilive perrilive 26-30, F Feb 13

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    Hi everyone, Just had an argument with my NM. It seems pretty final, but I could not bottle up my feelings any longer and confronted her about her behaviour. Family life was...
    mrwhizz mrwhizz 46-50 Feb 22

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    I lost my mum when I was 13 ... I'm 20 now, she died of a brain hemorrhage which was only found out a week before her passing, she was a single mum of three girls (me and my two...
    dolly1994 dolly1994 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    When I was 12 my mom found out she had breast cancer. This came shortly after her getting sober. My sister was away at collage, so it was just my mom and me. I had to spend a lot...
    Queenofhearts23 Queenofhearts23 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My mom passed away in 2010. She was 74 when she died. I miss her a lot and there's not a day goes by when I don't think about her in some way. She wasn't but 5ft 4 but Lordy mercy...
    srb76 srb76 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    On January 17th 2015, my boyfriend died. Heart- attack at an age of 32, without previous heart problem history. The doctors said that he had no chances of survival; it was a sudden...
    sotsiouri sotsiouri 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 8

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    Some people just don't understand how important a father is to a growing child, especially a boy. Growing up without a father is agonizing, whether he left you or he died before...
    BloodFanatic BloodFanatic 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I posted a story here a few months ago after I found out that someone very important to me had died. My friend Sam was the most amazing person I have ever met, and I never really...
    kayroxyoursox kayroxyoursox 26-30, F 5 Responses Feb 5

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    We had to put our golden retriever to sleep today. He had a cancerous tumor on his heart, and there was no hope. We started chemo to see if it would shrink it. His appetite went...
    PapercutLP48 PapercutLP48 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 23

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    I couldn't be with him ,, because i sent him 5 or 6 month ago to a pension ,,i couldn't keep him in my house because of my mother's allergy , but we loved him so much,,i cant tell...
    CassieJess CassieJess 22-25, F Feb 22

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    I'm missing my friend Eddie. He had such a wonderful, interesting take on life. I met him when he was going through a dark time. It took me over a year to get him to stop wearing...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    My little angel passed away on Tuesday morning:( I really miss her. Childhood cancer isn't fair. She was only 2 years old. I miss you Ky. I miss you :(
    ErikaaaaaRenee ErikaaaaaRenee 18-21, F 61 Responses Feb 7

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    I had been best friends with my friend Austin since we were in preschool. I loved him and we were so close. We disconnected in 7th grade, but he ended up showing up to my school as...
    Psalm102 Psalm102 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    My 15 year old sister passed away on May 20th, 2013, after battling Acute Myeloid Leukemia for 8 months. She received chemo treatments for about 4 months before she was(apparently...
    missingem missingem 22-25, F Feb 21

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    A friend of mine died last May. When he died no one would say what happened to him. His family was very secretive and wouldn't allow anyone but relatives at his viewing or funeral...
    kayroxyoursox kayroxyoursox 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    we didn't get along. she didn't like me but she loved me and I loved her. its been 18years since she died. I miss our arguments even. today she would have been 65. she was so young...
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    She died when I was 14. At a time a teenage girl really needs a mom. I'm 24 and really miss and need her.
    londepV londepV 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    When I was a kid, I wouldn't do my homework if I wasn't sitting in front of a TV, and I wouldn't listen to my mom and my handwriting was terrible. So my mom set me up with a lady...
    RH17 RH17 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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