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I Miss My Mother and Brother-died of Cancer

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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 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'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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    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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    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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    I miss my brother he I am 13 now and when he died I was 10. it was october 1 2011 I woke up at 5:30 in the morning I heard a whaling sound and i woke up. there was a missionary...
    elizab103 elizab103 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    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 Apr 12

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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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    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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    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 3 days ago

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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 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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    My mother passed away 2 weeks ago after battling cancer for about 8 years. It all happened so quickly. She fought it so well and after all these years, it felt like she wasn't even...
    butterflies57 butterflies57 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just learned to love someone but unfortunately he died. I never thought movie stories do happen in real life.
    steffygerona steffygerona 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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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 Apr 13

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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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    My family was plastered on the front page of the newspaper in my local town in 2009. My brother murdered my father that year. He shot him and burned our childhood house down. My...
    jlman2008 jlman2008 22-25, M 11 hrs ago

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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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    It is 4 months now since my husband, my lifeline, died in my arms. Such an ultimate betrayal from every doctor!! I was told the Wednesday before he died he would be fine. He...
    adero22 adero22 56-60, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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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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    - Back in 2009 is when we first found out that my father had skin cancer but it didn't seem so serious so I wasn't so worried.. They talked about doing a surgery and after that...
    KickRocks KickRocks 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 6 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 Angel - It's been a year today since my best friend lost her life to Cancer. I miss her so much! Today's been kind of hard, but aim trying to focus on all the fun we had before...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 Apr 13

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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 Apr 14

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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 Apr 14

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    exactly 7 months back on 22nd september 2013, I lost my mom... My best friend! Advanced stage breast cancer and it reoccurred after 5 yrs. And this time we could not save her.... I...
    mrinalinsm mrinalinsm 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day 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 Apr 13

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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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    Year of 1997 was devastating for my family because persons who they love were slowly gone. I was one year old when I lost my grandad. He had cancer and didn't live after his 54th...
    BeingAnAnglophile BeingAnAnglophile 16-17, F 2 days ago

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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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