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Week Thirty-five: Amanda Kasper

Who was the first person who died in your life and how did you feel? There’s no escape So keep me safe This feels so unreal   Nothing comes easily Fill this empty space Nothing is like it seems Turn my grief to grace ..grace.. I was 14 years old, and on the Friday before … Continue reading

Week Thirty-five: Kathy Benson

Who was the first person who died in your life and how did you feel? My friend Rosalinda is the first person I remember dying. We were only ten years old when she passed away. We were not close friends, but our families knew each other from church. Rosalinda, her older sister and I had … Continue reading

Week Thirty-five: Brian B. Baker

Who was the first person who died in your life and how did you feel? Just before my sixteenth birthday the lady I called Aunt Cella passed away. She wasn’t an aunt in the blood relation sense, and she was more of a grandparent if she had been. In typical Cella fashion she passed away … Continue reading

Week Thirty-five: Bridget Scoville

Who was the first person who died in your life and how did you feel? My great grandma Kay was an amazing woman. She raised seven children (I think), and could remember the names and birthdays of every single one of her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. I in grade school when she … Continue reading