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March 28th, 2010, 09:01 AM
Chantel2488's Avatar Veteran
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So the one year anniversary of a dear friends death is coming up. This is a pretty hard thing to take as reality, not because I lost a friend, but because I lost her 16 month old son as well.

I know it would be hard to deal with, regardless of their cause of death, but the way this all happened gets to me more and more each day, especially since I've found out I'm expecting a little boy of my own.

Their lives were taken by the baby's father in a jealous rage. I think about how much my friend, who would be 22 this year, and her little angel had gone through. For the first year of his life he lived in a children's hospital. He was born with a rare genetic heart problem and struggled to live through his heart transplant. They were both so strong through it all, and after his transplant, was finally permitted to go home with his mommy and live a normal life. I think about how this was all taken away from both of them so quickly and know that is wasn't fair to either of them. It also isn't fair that this baby's father is still breathing, although in a jail cell for his entire life, and he has been given the privilege to live when he does not deserve it. I never thought I would know someone so well that was capable of doing this. I hate the idea of knowing him and being a friend to him for so many years. He has ruined so many lives with the quick pull of a trigger, all because he could not control his temper. It disgusts me to even think that people like him do exist, they are out there and no one knows it until it is too late.

Sorry, needed to vent.
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March 29th, 2010, 07:40 PM
austinmommy3's Avatar Mega Super Mommy
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I am sure this is such a hard anniversary for you, such terrible losses to deal with. My heart is with you. It is hard to deal with losing someone close to you, not to mention their child as well after so much struggle in his short little life to be here. My thoughts are with you.
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