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BlackberryGirl

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20 years ago today

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BlackberryGirl

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I hate the holiday season, just hate it. I used to love it, but 20 years ago today the police came to our door to make the worst notification they are tasked with. Our daughter was just 21.

We do Christmas, we have had little kids for the past 17 years, so we have to do Christmas, but I just wish I could go to bed Thanksgiving night and wake up mid January. 

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mango_fandango

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I remember reading about your daughter in one of the JRod threads, I believe. Such awful, awful news to hear, and just before Christmas too. So sorry for your loss. 

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PumaLover

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I remember too, and my heart broke for you when I read that. I hope this isn't too painful to share with you, but we were on a road trip last weekend and I looked back and saw my daughter slouched across the back seat. I told her to sit up because her seatbelt wouldn't work properly that way. A whole disagreement between her, my husband and I ensued but I remembered your story and insist that she (and I) sit properly in the car from now on. I am so sorry for your loss, but you have shared with us a valuable lesson. I hope you had a nice holiday in spite of everything.

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Blackberry, so much love being sent to you as well on this day.  I have never forgotten after you shared and like Puma reminded my son to sit up properly in the car on the way home from our outing yesterday.

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