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Progress, didn't cry until after lunch.

by DynamicDbytheC on March 17, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


First of several celebrations of James' life was last night. Seeing the intense love and sorrow in our friend's faces somehow eased my pain. We laughed more than we cried, just the way James wanted it. We shared love, laughter and reminders of a joy we will carry forward for having loved James. That carried me through this morning/mourning.

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