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Never wait

August 9, 2009 by Sheryl Letzgus McGinnis

Four little words, locked tightly in her heart all these years, in part because of her stoic upbringing where a show of emotions was embarrassing to her parents, and another part due to her shy nature, suddenly escaped her lips with a fierce gentleness and a welling of relief.

“I love you dad,” now emerged from her heart and her mouth accompanied by the sad realization that these words that she longed to say all her life, would fall on deaf ears, for the dead don’t hear.

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  1. Sharon Cohen says:

    Such a poignant and heartwrenching story told with immense simplicity and clarity. Beautiful – simply and eloquently beautiful.

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