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I Miss My Mother and Brother-died of Cancer

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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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    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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    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'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 brother died before birth when I was little all I ever wanted was a brother so when he died I cried myself to sleep Even tho I never met him I can tell he loves me a lot and my...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    The world is evil. My dog was good. When my brother died, after all the drama was over, I went off by myself with my dog, sat down in an old chair and just broke down and cried and...
    Jensenson Jensenson 66-70, F a week ago

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    I lost my beautiful mother to breast cancer 5 years ago, and I wish I could have her back today. She was a talented musician, athlete, and schoolteacher who I am inspired by every...
    Jaftur Jaftur 13-15, F Aug 18

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    I lost my birth mother in many ways. I was about 5 or 6 when I lost her. She was very depressed, and her way to solving the problem was drinking. That was the first way I lost her...
    Young2Wise Young2Wise 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    This weekend I was reminded of my mother repeatedly....this morning I found myself crying over her and missing her. This doesn't happen often. And still I'm crying, and thinking...
    RedHotCrazyPerson RedHotCrazyPerson 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 11

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    Hello everyone. I never wanted to resort to this, but I feel I am out of other options. Let me start from the beginning. When my mother, Dee, was 9, her father was shot in the head...
    NikkiNINTR NikkiNINTR 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    When I was 8 my grandfather died of pancreatic cancer. It's been 5 years and I still miss him everyday. When I was little he used to watch me all the time while my grandma was at...
    Swagaliciousk Swagaliciousk 13-15, F Aug 7

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    I lost my mother a little over 7 years ago to breast cancer, when i was 8 years old. My brother and I have been raised by my father since that point, but before then my parents...
    aberry17 aberry17 13-15, F Aug 18

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    She died because of cancer. I don't know what kind of cancer it is. She died last January 25, 2014 and today (August 4, 2014) is her 24th birthday... I really missed her. :( She's...
    smjuap21 smjuap21 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 3

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    My mother died of breast cancer when I was five years old. It was almost 50 years ago and I still fill with sadness when I think about losing her. I was severely depressed as...
    ddcaa ddcaa 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 31

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    One day when I was about 4 my step brother who's 17 years old and I where going to cut a cake to see what gender was my moms and step dads baby (My step dad loves my step brother...
    catlover031 catlover031 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    My dog died of cancer and i now regret not making lots of memories with her and not taking videos and pics of her ! I miss her soo much i made this to commemorate her cause we grew...
    otakugamerwolf otakugamerwolf 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    Imagine waking up one day and not having somebody to call mommy, nobody to tell you they love you , nobody to give you a welcome back from school , no one to hold you and hug you...
    Juiceyangel333 Juiceyangel333 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    My mother died almost nine years ago, the day before I turned 14. It's been a long time but I never stopped missing her. She was a wonderful mother and a wonderful woman. I'm glad...
    Troianne Troianne 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My Mam died ten years ago from 7years fighting cancer. I was 14 and the eldest girl of three siblings. None of my family speak about her. They find it easier not to but I miss her...
    hmjk hmjk 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My mum died on June 23rd 2014 I saw her die. I miss her so much it hurts, I have only just realised she is gone the past few days. I cry every night and have to try and force...
    cjs1996 cjs1996 16-17, F Aug 18

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    my grandmother...she died from breast cancer and she was the nicest and she always did things for me..I love her so much and I could see her in pain.. she wasn't ever frowning...
    hellokitti hellokitti 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    My family has a history of diseases, especially cancer. These diseases were what left my mother and her siblings orphans at young ages. I knew that one of my grandparents was...
    JumpingTomatoes JumpingTomatoes 16-17 Jul 30

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    Its been almost a year since i lost my mum to cancer and i miss her so much. I was only a few years old when my mum was first diagnosed with primary cervical cancer and as i was...
    smem smem 13-15, F Aug 15

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    My mother a beautiful spirit, always a smile, her laughter, embarrassed me when I was a kid but I loved it so much as I got older. I lost her after a 6-year cancer fight on the...
    Kim906 Kim906 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Today Aug 20th 26 years ago she died i was 8 years old old enough to remember old enough to understand not old enough to remember not old enough to understand I feel cheated...
    causeimhappy491 causeimhappy491 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I'm 55 and a 22-year survivor of ovarian cancer. I'm also a 55-year survivor of a passive-aggressive mother. My mom had a pretty tough childhood, and I am sad to know the awful...
    Katsez01 Katsez01 51-55, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    i have 16 year old, i lost my mommy in december last year because of cancer....i am as strong as i could..but the time passes and it doesn t get better...it feels worse...i don t...
    Dzzzd Dzzzd 16-17, F Aug 2

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    Michael592w2ui6 Michael592w2ui6 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My parents died three months apart in 2000. I feel like God left me with no one that really cares and I wish I could go to sleep and not wake up. Life is torturous to me. The...
    scottnorcross scottnorcross 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My grandfather passed away from stomach cancer in October of 2011. When he was fist diagnosed with stomach cancer, the doctors said he had the cancer two years prior. This was...
    Faith1293 Faith1293 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I don't really know where to begin all I know is I really need to get this off my chest. My Dad a wonderful man and an even better Dad. He was 19 when him and my Mum had me. He...
    TheUnpredictable9 TheUnpredictable9 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    My mother has been gone now for over 7 years. I miss her terribly because she understood me so completely. That’s rare and not to be taken for granted. My father still has her...
    licoriceandlace licoriceandlace 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Im here because I love her, and im not sure what to say or do because she is so volnerable. My sister in law lost her mother when she was 6 years old my husband was 10 there...
    HopeandHeartache HopeandHeartache 31-35, F a week ago

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    I wish I was there when it all happened. I miss him a lot ,sometimes i wish I could kill myself and go to him then I see his parents and stay back for them. He was everything to me...
    loveanudi loveanudi 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    It was three years ago I just have to turned 10 and at the point my brother and my dad were fighting so my dad offered to go of a camping trip but my brother said no so I went it...
    bmwical bmwical 13-15 5 days ago

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    Sunday will be one year since you left us. It is still so difficult to accept that you are gone. I have so many memories, I tear up when I think about them. My big sister, I...
    aaaagggghhhh aaaagggghhhh 36-40, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    My friend I made in the hospital while doing treatment passed away he had osteosarcoma and died during an amputation surgery. That little guy fought so hard. He had fun while...
    ItsJamie ItsJamie 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    It's taken me and my sister a very long time to realise that our mother is passive aggressive. We always thought our mother was selfish and wanted the world to revolve around her...
    Cupcakes95 Cupcakes95 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    My whole life i have always had a close relationship with ALL of my family members. But ever since my dad has passed away my family doesn't seem close anymore. Like when we have...
    armchairlama9 armchairlama9 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 16

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    It was 1st March this year when the police came to my door. I'd been out the night before with my friends, and we'd barely escaped being mugged - I thought the police were there...
    vaekyri vaekyri 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I remember sitting in my fathers car. He was dropping me off outside my apartment. He was going back to Greece for several months as he had done the year before. I started to speak...
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