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Old 11-27-09, 09:20 PM   #1
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My cousin is gone...

25 years old. She died Wednesday night. I hadn't seen her in 15 years maybe and only got pieces of her life through my parents. I never knew the person she became and I regret that.

Life is a fragile thing.
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Old 11-27-09, 09:23 PM   #2
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I'm sorry for your loss bro. Keep your head up...
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Old 11-27-09, 09:33 PM   #3
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I'm real sorry. Way too young to die.
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Old 11-27-09, 09:42 PM   #4
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sorry to hear your loss.
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Old 11-27-09, 09:43 PM   #5
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I'm sorry for your loss, that is very sad.
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Old 11-27-09, 10:17 PM   #6
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That sucks, man- I'm sorry for your loss. Condolences to you and your family...
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Old 11-27-09, 10:19 PM   #7
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My condolences as well. Twenty five is far too short a life.
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Old 11-27-09, 10:22 PM   #8
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Old 11-27-09, 10:24 PM   #9
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my condolences to you and her family.
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Old 11-27-09, 10:25 PM   #10
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Old 11-27-09, 11:10 PM   #11
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Yes, it is a life cut too short. Death sucks.
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UA, I am very sorry to hear that. She was way too young.
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Old 11-27-09, 11:41 PM   #13
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25 years old. She died Wednesday night.
Damn, you just don't have good luck with cousins.

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Old 11-28-09, 12:22 AM   #14
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Sorry to hear that. Life has a way of slapping us in the face now and then. Hang in there.
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Old 11-28-09, 12:29 AM   #15
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I'm sad to hear that UA. Life does have a way of getting to us now and again. Stand fast.
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Old 11-28-09, 02:58 AM   #16
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25? UA - very sorry, man that's way too young.
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UA, really sorry to hear.
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Old 11-28-09, 09:37 AM   #18
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It's always a tragedy when someone dies before they've had a chance to live. Perhaps a lesson to us all to make every day count.

Add my condolences to the others UA, and be well.
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Thanks all for the well wishes. My parents and sister are with my aunt, uncle, and cousin making funeral arraignments. I can't imagine what it's like to lose a child. I'm glad my family was able to be there.
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I offer my condolences and lots of hugs for everyone.
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Old 11-28-09, 08:20 PM   #21
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Sorry about your family's loss, UA. ((hugs))
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Old 11-29-09, 07:29 PM   #24
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The funeral is tomorrow and it sounds like all of my aunts and uncles are there right now, probably laughing and crying, remembering her, loving her, missing her, and mourning her. I remember her as a bouncy, chubby little girl, always exploring and always with a smile on her face.
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Old 11-29-09, 07:57 PM   #25
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Just saw this thread.
Sorry to hear of the loss UA. But as you said, it shows just how fragile life is. We all need to learn to live every minute like it could be our last.
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