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In 96 my best friend and best man at my wedding passed at 49, he was the first that went due to a medical condition. That hit me hard, until then we seemed invincible and then I realized that we were mortal.
While working on genealogy I was searching for information on a cousin that may have passed. I was searching a database that lists deceased by birthdate I was stunned to find several people including a girlfriend of my teen years on there.
It never gets easier, believe me.
————————--Ignorance is a powerful tool if applied at the right time, even, usually, surpassing knowledge(E.J.Potter, A.K.A. The Michigan Madman)
Add my sincere condolences for your loss.
Only a few years behind but experienced some of those losses. One (approx) quote stolen from a movie sticks with me. "we're at the age when the good Lord stops giving us things and begins to take them away."
The plural of anecdote is not data. -Frank Kotsonis
|Waiting for Hachiko|
I'm 69 years old.
After all the things I've been through in life since 2003, I tell myself, I'm lucky to be alive.
My dogs give me a reason to hope for more time.
Elmer, we understand.
Condolences for your loss Elmer. I just turned 71. As you get older and friends or relatives pass on, it doesn't get easier. I find myself reflecting more often on what's really important in life as I get older. Just discovered a country song "Don't Let The Old Man In." Has a great message that I like a lot.
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