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In memory of Christian KIKI Vasquez

Created by Family Of Christian KIKI Vasquez

Christian KIKI Vasquez

My nephew passed away on March 14, 2009. He was only 17-years-old. I still remember that day like it was yesterday. I often believe it's a dream, I imagine him walking into my mother's house again someday. We had no idea what he had taken, but I made a few calls that morning and his friends told me... but how could they let him take this?? I kept asking.Why didn't they let us know? Did they not know the consequences?? I still ask myself these questions all the time! I didn't have any idea that kids were popping these pills -- where have I been? But you never know, it can happen to anyone! I never thought it would happen in our family, but I continued to question why. But God only knows why. My life has changed so much now; I miss him so much! I will never understand this but I just wish these drugs were more controlled & not easily accesible! Everyone tells me it will take time for the pain to ease but time is just making it harder!


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1. Julie
Thank you for sharing your memorial story with us. I'm so sorry for your loss.