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One step at a time

January 19, 2019
It's been almost two life changing weeks since we took Bud to the ER for belly pain. We are still reeling from the diagnosis. Yesterday a home health nurse delivered the coup de grace when she told us we had weeks not months before Buds demise. I want to tell her she knows nothing., absolutely&he...
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