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Can she just live forever. She's my best friend. You're not allowed to take her. She has to watch Dani grow up like she watched Trinity and I grow up. She needs to spoil Dani like she spoiled us. She needs to rub Danis face as she lays in bed with her at night. She needs to watch her grow up. She needs to see Trinity, Dani and I grow into beautiful women. She needs to get better. I love you with all my heart Nana. Kayla Marie

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this is a piece that my 15 year old neice posted to facebook today. Her grandmother ( my sister in law ) is actively dying from lung cancer. Dani is her new baby sister, Trinity her younger sister.I wrote is just the way she did, same format, etc. it is so sad. I told her I would post her ( prayer to my poetry site.
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Your niece has written something beautiful, but sad at the same time. This is one of the most heartfelt prayers I have read in a long time. I wish Nana well. ~ Geezer

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thank you for your kind words I will make sure my neice sees them. Linda

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Encourage her to keep writing. She surely has both, the the talent and the heart.♥♡♥♡

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She does like to read poetry. I will encourage her, thank you. Linda

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Dylan Thomas classic "Do not go gentle into that good night".

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Thank you Jess, I always value your opinions. Linda

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thank you, Wes, your prayers will be greatly appreciated. Linda

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Nana will watch you grow there in the light of the angels, she will keep you so near little Dani.
There are things here we do not understand yet seem to feel.
If I think of them they draw near to see if all is well with me, sometimes I just send them love, and I feel their smiles, and feel as if they have touched me with their unconditional love.
I am now 72 and have not let them go, you will find me sometimes smiling and just know it is when they draw close to me.
There are many things we do not understand about our ways, but you just hold them and see.
Yours as always, Granddad and the Children.
PS:- Linda you will have to guide Dani it will be hard but worth the journey xx

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you are right, Ian. It will be a dear job. thank you, you are a friend. Linda

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