Spencer – Losing his niece

“I held her and that was it. Something was gone.”

This is Spencer describing losing his niece, who was stillborn.


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Xella – Losing part of her intestine

“I don’t think about it much, but I’m damn lucky to be alive”

This is Xella describing losing part of her large intestine.


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Colleen – Losing a kitten

“Oh my god, I love you, I don’t want you to die.”

This is Colleen describing the runt of the litter, her love for him, and how he died.


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Patricia – Losing her first love

“I couldn’t believe it was real, because he was just there and now he is not.”

This is Patricia, describing the loss of her first love, Taylor.


I have never interviewed anyone, I have never edited audio, I have no idea what I am doing. Seriously.

The process of editing the story down to under 10 minutes means that I listened to her story and her voice over and over again. Each time I hear it, it gets a bit more heartbreaking and sad.