David – Losing his grandmother

“I’d been to funerals and been to wakes, I’d seen bodies displayed in caskets, but never just in a bed in the house you grew up in.”

This is David describing his grandmother and her death.


She had this huge cedar tree in her front yard. I just loved climbing it…always trying to get to the top, you know which is completely impossible. The branches get so small. She was always joyful and never really saw her upset that often. She was a really strong woman. [She] Raised eight kids or nine kids pretty much on her own.

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