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... at birth. He is apparently the only documented case of a person having both conditions simultaneously. ... (7 replies)
... There really isn't a nice thing to say and there is not something in particular that they want to hear. When I lost my daughter, I didn't care what anyone had to say. I felt like noone knew what I felt and for some reason, it made me bitter. I wanted them to hurt just as bad as I did. ... (7 replies)
... I lost my first child at 14 months to sids. ... (7 replies)

... Hi Karen....what a sweet gesture to check out how to help before sticking your foot in your mouth! LOL Too many of us forget or get too nervous. ... (7 replies)
... As some others have said here, simply saying that you are sorry for their loss is plenty. If you knew the deceased at least fairly well, it would also be fitting to add that you miss them as well. ... (7 replies)
... That's the toughest thing in the world, to know just what to say. I think just a simple, "I"m so sorry" is OK. Let the parents take the lead if they really want to talk about the baby, show photographs, etc. That baby will always be a part of their lives and family history. ... (7 replies)
... I think not saying anything is some times better, just you being there and listening is what they need most. when I lose my son there was noting anyone could say that made it any easier, Praying for them is a good thing. ... (7 replies)
... oh NO you got me crying... that was one of the most beautifulest things I have ever seen writen. ... (7 replies)
... Yesterday my boyfriends father died and I really need some advice from people who have had someone close die to them so I can know what to do or the right things to say to help him through this hard time. ... (0 replies)
... The puberty thing is genetic for several generations but he did seem to start puberty quite earlier than I did. He was quite developed down in that region than even I expected when I took him in and he just turned 7 at that point. ... (14 replies)
... I don't think you were wrong by telling him that you already knew what happened. Whenever we get such a strong reaction to say something, it's usually the right thing to say. ... (14 replies)
... Your story was really personal and touching...thank you for feeling comfortable enough with me to share it....I'm so sorry you had to go through that alone, no one should EVER have to go through something like that alone...I can't imagine... ... (3 replies)
... hi no i dont he made my brother power of att. and my sister second one. and i was just listed as a sibling i was very hurt by this i have no say at all what goes on i told daddy when i found out about this i read the papers and i told him you made barbara the second ? ... (22 replies)
... On July 18th of this year, 2009, I lost my younger sister to Leukemia. She had many other medical problems and it was a long hard fight. We never expected this to happen, but I know God had other plans. The only thing that keeps me going is that I know deep down she is all better. No more illness, no more pain. ... (1 replies)
... I would have done ANYTHING for freinds to show up, to materialize, after my brother died. ANYTHING. But not one single person came over.... noone called save one I think. ... (8 replies)
... e me as I read your story. I lost my mom in July of colon cancer that went into her backbone eventually. I helped care for her for 15 months, and then slept on the floor for her last 31 days, while she was under Hospice care. My mom, my best friend. ... (24 replies)
... thank you for this. i lost my only son 10 years ago through sucidide. at the age of 26 and for 10 years I cry every day. but you know every tear i shed he is worth it. losing a child is the hardest thing to do. lost my hubby last nov. ... (12 replies)
... Hi everyone, I come to this board often to read each and every comforting word that all of you here so often give to those who are grieving. I have finally decided to share with you all and to seek out your opinions if what i am feeling is "normal". ... (2 replies)
... I can relate to you as far as putting everyone else first, and I think that you are doing the right thing about thinking this through carefully. Hopefully "talking" it out here, will help you with your decision. ... (3 replies)
... My mother went to her brother's house and found him dead. He had shot his head with a rifle. My mom thought he had a red hankerchief over his face. ... (3 replies)

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