anyone ever had anyone die in their arms

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    sucks really....
     
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    Not literally, but it may as well have been. I was holding someone's hand when they finally passed. This was after being in tremendous pain for at least two and a half hours. It got to the point I was praying they would just go ahead and die so they wouldn't hurt anymore.

    Yeah, sucks is a good word for it.
     
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    Yeah, I was there for my uncle. Like Jimmy, I wanted him to be at peace as an infection just overtook his system. Still, would not have wanted him to be alone.

    My mom I was with all night, kept telling her to 'let go...' She did when my brother came and I left. I guess I was glad, I was just too worn out.
     
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    Lots and lots--to me it is nearly a supernatural experience.
     
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    i did the same with my grandmother who raised me. i was 15 at the time.
     
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    I would just like to nominate this for "most depressing thread on the forum." :cry:
     
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    I agree with this assessment.
     
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    Yes. There are no words to describe.

    Something that will stay with me forever.
     
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    Nope, and I hope that I never do. Don't think I would take it very well.
     
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    My son.
     

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