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I Wrote My Own Obituary

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    What My Obituary Should Say.

    Well, Fred was right; He really didn’t feel well after all. I know this obituary is long but humor us, as Fred would have said, “That’s what life insurance is for”. He lived an interesting life, and tried to be a good person, hopefully he did some good during his time...
    TheSteeleBeast TheSteeleBeast 61-65, M 2 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    I Will

    Because no one will be around to write one for me NO one will know me well enough to write the essence that is/was me NO one will be able to tell the world what it needs to know No one will remember the tortured soul-- only the meager accomplishments paced with generic ...
    tulick tulick 31-35, F 8 Responses Jul 18, 2008

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    Actually,

    I've had to do it twice I think.  Most recently it was an assignment in Health.  Previously I believe it was a creative writing project.  If I find it while I'm digging through old papers one of these days, I'll type it up.  I was freakishly good at writing...
    chocchipkookie93 chocchipkookie93 18-21, F Jul 13, 2008

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