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I'm so sorry for your loss Zeus. I'm glad you got to be there, I think that really helps in the long run. It sounds odd to want to be there when someone dies but I was there when Nic passed as well as my Grandpa, it gave me extra peace somehow. We'll be thinking about you.
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Very well said F_B.heyzeus wrote: ↑November 30 20, 9:41 amThis was almost precisely the experience I had, and you describe it so well. Thanks for sharing your thoughts and experience.Fat_Bulldog wrote: ↑November 24 20, 1:10 pmI'm glad you and your brother were able to be with him. I held my mom's hand with my head on her arm as she took her last breath. That is a surreal feeling that can't be replicated. But there was an immediate peace and calm that took over the room when she passed. I remember being extremely scared as they took her breathing tube out and we waited for hours with her. I was terrified for those few hours - like couldn't breathe at times. But that peace and calm was a good reminder of how she always made me feel.