There are no words or expressions that can explain the effects of this irresponsible event. My heart aches tremendously everyday just to hear his voice again. I miss those everyday hugs and those special words, at the end of our conversations - "love you mom".
My son had big plans for several years to attend college and be someone important in the world. My son was very special, because I was unable to have children, so I adopted him and he came into my home when he was only 3 days old. We shared a bond that no one could ever come in between.
My son was extremely social in school and had many friends. He loved basketball and Indian dancing. I miss him so much. It's only been a year, and yet it feels like it was just yesterday, that's how painful the days can be at times. His smile that he always carried is my everyday memory of him.
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