A Mother’s Grief

 

Divine Caroline--Online magazine

Divine Caroline–Online magazine

 

I  will never forget the exact words of the New York policeman who woke me at 6 a.m. that December Sunday morning, how he verified my relationship to Shannon, and bluntly told me that he did not know how else to say it.  My son had passed on.  The numbing news filled my brain and I could not think.  In a few hours I realized I must think.  There were decisions to be made.

 

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