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‘Take photos with your grandparents, because one day, when the dust has settled and the years have gone by, those photos may be all you have left of them.’: Woman pens ode to grandparents

“In a culture where I never felt quite good enough for anyone, I was good enough for them. They loved me for me; in all my brokenness and in all my flaws, my grandparents loved every ounce of my being. None of us knew it at the time, but they saved me in more ways than I can count.”

‘We don’t know how much time he has left. ‘Jason, I cannot lose one more moment.’ My husband nodded his head. ‘I know,’ he said. These will be our last family photos.’

“I wanted to save my son’s smile and innocence, since I couldn’t save him. When the end happens, I will have these memories to remind me of the wonderful times we had fighting a horrid disease. I will have those beautiful blue eyes I saw for the first time when he came into this world.”

‘I still love you.’ When he was 13, he told me he was pansexual. I wasn’t sure what steps I should take as his mother, or even what an appropriate response was.’: Mom of pansexual son encourages others ‘to celebrate our similarities and differences’

“I wanted to prove to Adrian that there is support for him beyond what he saw. Most people have heard that a number of transgender people will attempt suicide. Regardless, this is simply not a risk I was willing to take.”

‘My fiancé was helping a drunk driver at the scene. He was hit by another drunk driver, also a firefighter.’: Woman loses fiancé months before wedding, honors him with special wedding photo shoot

“Kendall was a volunteer firefighter. He’d received a call about an accident about a mile from his house. Since he was just watching television, he decided to go – that’s just the person he is. I texted him I made it home safely. He never responded. I thought he’d fallen asleep. I remember hearing my dad say, ‘He didn’t make it!’ My mom was bawling in the background. I was so confused.”

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