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Joyce Holcomb Halse

TweetThis has been two weeks filled with emotion, gratefulness, pride, compassion, and comfort for Laurie and her family. Joyce completed her journey on June 14, 2009. Joyce spreading joy during a family holiday celebration.Joyce, with her furry grandchild, The Creature with Fangs, the only person that Joyce requested in her final days.After a lengthy illness, […]
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My mother is 16 years old

TweetRemember the elderly woman I brought home from the hospital yesterday? The one with metastasized cancer, a bad heart, plugged-up arteries, and emphysema? The one who requires oxygen 24/7? The one who promised me she would sit quietly at home for the foreseeable future and let her lungs heal from the infection that landed her […]
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