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Will's Birthday

Last night we went out to dinner to celebrate Will's birthday. He would have been 20 and in college. We had a great family discussion--not about Will, but about what is going on in Andrew's life. I have also been able to remember him, cry a little, and then still look forward. I still sometimes feel the horrible aching in my heart, but Will is taken care of. I have to take care of those of us who are here.

We are all glad he was born and grateful we knew him.


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Sep. 27th, 2007 06:53 am (UTC)
Thats such a difficult situation to be in. I cant imagine how it is, actually.
Sep. 27th, 2007 11:34 am (UTC)
Thank you
I haven't kept up with LJ in a while. You changed your name! How are you?
Sep. 27th, 2007 09:33 pm (UTC)
Re: Thank you
had to change my journal name: you have to add me back as a friend if you want...I'm doing, well, ... same old, same old.
Sep. 27th, 2007 01:28 pm (UTC)
What a beautiful area devoted to your son you have set up on that table. This mourning work you are doing is very hard work. I imagine it lasts a lifetime. It seems to me you are doing a good job with it overall. I don't know how I would do, were I in your shoes. May you and your family be comforted, day by day.
Sep. 27th, 2007 06:06 pm (UTC)
I have always loved the sketch.
Sep. 27th, 2007 06:33 pm (UTC)
It's really nice. A sensitively done portrait.
May. 18th, 2008 11:34 am (UTC)
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