I Was Robbed of Saying Goodbye to My Mother Before She Died

I continue to write the farewell conversation

Nicole Akers
Aug 11 · 7 min read
Mom. Photo by author.

Mom died early this year, and I didn’t get to say goodbye. Even though I made every effort to talk with her before she passed, I could not do so through no fault of my own. My Uncle, who I once loved and respected, used stature and position to stop me from having a conversation with her…