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The Last Mile – Last Day

Today is about last breaths. Last words. Last goodbyes. And first breaths – of life without a parent. My mom continued her death rattle through the night, as I sat by her side, writing and periodically stroking her forehead. I … Continue reading

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The Last Mile – Day 13

Today is about stepping back. It is about letting my mom go. It is about my mom stepping forward. It is about trust. And faith. When I awoke from a short nap on my mom’s couch, I heard the “death … Continue reading

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