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I want to be remembered for my love and compassion for animals.  I want to be remembered for my compassion for friends and family, and those less fortunate.  I want to be remembered for being there when someone needed support or to listen to them when they just wanted to talk.  I hope that people remember me for being a good person despite my flaws.  I hope I am remembered for being me.

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I wish that my kids would always remember that I stepped up to the plate when their father walked away. I alone made sure there was always food on your plate and clothes on your back and I did it within my income. Ok - they don't remember nor care.

 

Failing that - remember all the homeless critters I have taken in and loved until it was their time to leave me. 

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...soft place to land for my daughters and their families...

 

I do NOT want a specific place; just a state of mind...

 

AND I WANT THE COUNTRY I LIVE IN AND FOR TO STOP SANCTIONING MURDER WITH AUTOMATIC WEAPONS.

 

Thank you.

 


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As a helpful nurse as I assisted moms to give birth for 21 years in the labor and delivery unit. Smiley Happy

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What a great thing to  be remembered for.  You must be a very patient and kind person.  The world needs more like you.   Thank you.

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I would like to be remembered as a person that helped to make this world a better place. I create a place to take care of people facing mental illness to help then to be better integrate in society.  I do not tolerate discrimination and bigotry. 

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Wow - that was an amazing story.   What an inspiration you must be to those who know you.

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I want to be remembered for my perseverence (aka stubbornness).  When  I was 15 years old I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease and put to bed for a year.  No school, no friends, nothing.  I screamed until my parents contacted the school system and discovered that tutors were sent to homes of students too sick to attend classes.  I graduated with my class!  Then my parents refused to let me attend college even though I was accepted to an excellent college.  They said that girls didn't need an education because their job was to take care of their future husband and children and keep the house clean.  I spent my working career in an office (and a volunteer swimming instructor). I left home and my controlling parents at the legal age (then) of 21. At age 35 the Crohn's disease had progressed to the point where most of my intestines had to be removed. Until then I'd been a SCUBA diver.  After I healed I took up tennis, and then discovered running.   Ah!  I'd found my sport!  Currently, at age 80, I  still run.  My sons started running and swimming when they were children because 'mommy ran and swam'.  

After I retired, I decided to make my dream come true - to get a degree.  I enrolled in college via home study.  I earned a Bachelor's degree in natural health and graduated with high honors.  Went on for my Masters.  My older son,  a paramedic, decided to return to college - if Mom could do it, so could he.  Finished my Master's in Herbology and decided to finish what I'd started.  My sons and husband encouraged me to go on.  Eight years after starting, I graduated with a PhD in Natural Medicine.  Age 78 years and could be addressed as 'doctor'.  My older son went on and a year ago he earned his PhD.  Younger son had earned his degree.  Then granddaughter decided she'd go to college since Mawmaw did, her grandpa and uncles did, and she wasn't going to be left out.  She graduated as an elementary school teacher with highest honors and was inducted into the Honor Society.  It's not only satisfying to have my own ambitions realized, but then to see my sons and granddaughter follow in my footsteps makes it even more rewarding.  I want to be remembered as the woman who was almost 'gutless' because of the Crohn's disease and surgeries, but had enough 'guts'  to push on and realize her dreams.  And I'm not finished yet!  

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Raising good, decent, caring children into reliable, loving adutls.  Always trying my best to do the right thing.

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SERVING GOD DOING HIS  WORKS TRYING TO BE THE KEEPER OF HIS GATE BY SHOWING LOVE, CARING , GIVING OF MYSELF UNSELFISHLY AND UNDERSTANDING OF MY FELLOW WOMEN AND MEN... SOCIAL NETWORKING AND SOCIAL SERVICING THOSE IN NEED NOT THEE GREEDY. SHOWING LOVE TO THOSE WHOM DID NOT RECIPERICATE IT , THOSE WHOM HATED OR DISLIKED ME. KNOWING THAT GOD ALWAYS HAD ME IN HIS SIGHT, MIND BODY AND SOUL IN SPIRIT AND IN TRUTH. THAT I GAVE MY LIFE TO GOD KNOWING THAT WITHOUT HIM I WOULD NOT HAVE A LIFE.. EVEN AS I ENCOUNTERED MANY RELIGIONS, FAITH OR PRACTICES TO EACH ONES OWN I STOOD FAST ON BELIEVING IN HIM AND HE IN ME. THESE ARE THE THINGS I WANT TO BE REMEMBER FOR BY MY FRIENDS, FAMILY, AND ASSOCIATES.

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