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My short moment of Peace

Location: Orlando FL USA

By: Tiffany Lequerique

My great grandfather's health had been declining for a while now. He had been going to dialysis twice a week and would sometimes hallucinate. He began to forget who people were and where he was. I attended the funeral with my family, but I was extremely sad because I knew his passing was painful and hard. I just wanted to be comforted that he was indeed okay. I paid my last respects and stood in a circle talking to my close relatives. I was in conversation when I felt someone grab my right arm and give a tug, as if they hadn't seen me in a while. I finished my sentence and turned to see who was next to me and I was surprised to see no one there. I had felt him grab my arm as to say he was glad that I could make it and that he ws okay now. I smiled into the air and turned back around to my family. This is the most unexplainably moment of my life, but I believe in it more than anything I have ever believed in in my life. ~Tiffany 22 years old

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