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She tosses dirt; says goodbye forever.

by Monica_M on July 15, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


I worked in funeral service for twelve years; I met incredible people who taught me incredible things. I carry their stories of grief and loss in my heart and I need to write them down to relieve the pressure.

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