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Old 01-26-21, 10:52 AM  
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I am so very grateful for this community!

I apologize for not posting last night-I was having a bad evening. My mother passed away from Covid last Monday and I'm struggling with that along with the loss of Frank. My mother was 85 with serious dementia, so she is not suffering any longer.

I received the sympathy cards and notes that Linda sent out yesterday afternoon. I am speechless! I cannot even express how touched I am by everyone's kindness. Thank you so much! I am opening a few at a time so I can read each one closely. I apologize for not responding to each one of you who sent cards and notes personally. Please know how much I appreciate them. It renews my faith that there are truly kind people in this world. I have been very upset over a couple we have been friends with for nearly thirty years not reaching out to me (a mutual friend said they are both just lousy at dealing with anything emotional...sigh). This more than made up for my hurt over that.

My son was astounded when I opened the packages. He said "mom, you've never even met these people, right? That is so sweet!"

Thank you with all my heart

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Old 01-26-21, 11:08 AM  
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Hi I am so sorry my sweet friend. You are you my prayers always.
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Old 01-26-21, 11:18 AM  
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Sherry, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. My condolences to you and your son. My thoughts are with you both at this difficult time.
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Old 01-26-21, 11:23 AM  
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I cannot begin to imagine the sense of loss and heartache you are experiencing right now. The things you have posted over the past years, and especially recently, has revealed a strong, kind and compassionate person. You are surrounded (virtually) by like people here.

My heart and thoughts go out to you and your family. {{HUGS}}
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Old 01-26-21, 11:41 AM  
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Oh, Sherry! I am so sorry. This is too much loss to deal with at one time. Take good care of yourself and your son. We are all here for you.
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Old 01-26-21, 11:48 AM  
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Sherry, I'm so sorry about your mother. No words, just (((HUGS)))
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Old 01-26-21, 11:51 AM  
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Sherry, I have thought and prayed for you often. I can not imagine the loss you and your son are feeling right now. Much love and support to you.
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Old 01-26-21, 12:01 PM  
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Iím so sorry to hear about your mom. More hugs and love to you and your son.
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Old 01-26-21, 12:06 PM  
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So very sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. ((HUGS))
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Old 01-26-21, 12:07 PM  
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Sherry, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I am still lifting you up in prayer. You and your family have had a rough time. Big hugs to you all.

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