Michael and I grew up around each other. He's my cousin andour grandmother raisedboth of us soI hung out with Michael a lot. I remember all the loving memories we shared andI am still coping with his loss. It was so sad he went to a Rocky Point for the weekend and the day he got back he went to my other cousin's house who was doing illegal presciption drugs. She talked him into turning one in and she would pay him with 20 of the 30 miligrams of Oxycodones. Before this, Michael really never ever took pills; he was a drinker not anything else. So, that evening he went to a friend's house for a party and he drank and took the pills. That was the last night of his 21 year old life. He passed late that night undiscovered until eleven the next morning. The ambulance rushed him to Mt. Graham Hospital where they then flew him to Phoenix, AZwhere they tested his brain activity. He had no brain activity so my aunt an uncle had to make the difficult decision to pull the plug. My heart will never heal and sadly the friends that knew why he died are still out there using drugs.
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