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I wore my fathers shoes to a funeral
I wore my fathers shoes to a funeral today.
It took me sixteen years to get to a point where I could walk in them and truly say that they were a perfect fit.
It took me sixteen years to get to a point where I finally understood the senselessness of death and the preciousness of life
It took me sixteen years to feel the gravity of death wrapping around my blissful yet ignorant heart, pulling me down to the knowledge of reality.
It took me sixteen years to not just know, but comprehend the fact that my time will pass me.
It took me sixteen years to learn all of these lessons, and now that I have I can start to live a life.
Lori Jones McCaffery
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