A sad reminder to all. Here today, gone tomorrow.
The Autumn of 1996 was such a roller coaster of a season.
My mother had been to and from the doctor’s so many times for treatments for her cancer. She had Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkins, and a lot of times she had to stay over night or for weeks at a time.
I lived near the High School, was 14 and a freshman at the time, so I would come home until my aunt came to pick me up so I wouldn’t have to stay alone. For about two weeks straight, that was the routine – I’d come home to an empty house until someone came for us (my brother and I).
Until one day.
I opened the door and my mama was there with a huge smile on her face. She was so happy that she’d gone into remission and all was well. We laughed, hugged, and it was perfect.
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