March 12th, 2005

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my brother died.

we were on deathwatch for a while. my mom couldn't afford to take time off and neither could my sister. we just made sure the nurses gave J his pain meds and didn't poke him too much since there was no chance for a cure at this point. at the end, my sister and my mom read parts of the bible. he was out of it a lot while i was there. so i did some reading and re-reading. i listened to elliott smith. there was a passage i read again and again. here's what made me tear up during my 10 and 12 hour stints sitting with my brother at the hospital waiting to be relieved by my mom:

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