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November 15, 2010

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Beautiful story. And that quote? Brenda said it in Six Feet Under. I think it was the first season. "You know what I find interesting? If you lose a spouse, you're called a widow, or a widower. If you're a child and you lose your parents, then you're an orphan. But what's the word to describe a parent who loses a child? I guess that's just too f****ing awful to even have a name."

That's it!

Thank you, Lynn.

No problem! That resonated with me too. For the last two years I've been watching a friend's 6-year-old battle neuroblastoma, and I keep thinking about that quote. It really is too horrible to contemplate, let alone name.

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