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A Year ago today

Udawna Strasburg 1968 (Spokane)



A year ago today
My heart sank
When my phone began to ring
I paused before answering it saying God please not yet. As I answered with tears already rolling down my face, I heard the words... He's gone. I couldn't speak, I didn't know what to say except ok. I held it together even after i said goodbye but when they came to get him, I yelled, I Love You Daddy then broke down and cried. I will never forget you and all that you've done. I miss you Dad, but our memories will live on.

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A year ago after we lost my Dad

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Written on February 18, 2018

Submitted by Udawna on August 19, 2021

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