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Dear Mom, I Need to Hear Your Voice

Hey Dad, please don’t change the voicemail message

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Two weeks after my mother’s death, I phoned my Dad to check in on him. I call every two days while my sister phones every day.

My parents were married for 60 years and celebrated the milestone this past May. For the last four years, my Mom struggled with multiple procedures, cancer surgeries…

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