The night my mom died my sister and I were with her (I also have 2 older brothers). We were in Detroit that night. It was so late and my sister and I were so tired. We just wanted to go home. Our last stop was this diner my aunt worked at. She told my mom, who was already drunk and high (and we all knew it.) to take us home. So she did. When we got home she made a pallet on the living room floor for us and kissed us goodbye one last time. She said she had to "take her friend home". I begged her to stay, but she left anyways. A few hours later there was a banging on the front door. I was terrified so I made my sister answer the door. The second I saw 2 friends of the family walk the the door I knew something had happened to her. I kept asking if my mom was okay and they were very short with me and they acted as if they were in a hurry. I knew there was something wrong. They told us to go back to sleep. The next memory I have was of someone saying "Shes gone. She's dead." As a 9-year-old, I freaked out. Screamed and stomped. It was awful.?
My mom loved all four of us kids. That I know. I may not remember all the details but I do know she loved us, and I will never forget her. Sometimes I get scared...that maybe I will. But I know I wont, I can't.?
R.I.P Mom. We love and miss you.?
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