Going back through these posts, through all the years, has taught more more about myself and the process of life than anything else. It’s also taught me quite a lot about the limitless potential we all have to do great things, and to persevere in the face of great odds, someoften considered hopeless causes. Thank you, Cass, for teaching me to hold on and never let go of those desperate hopes.

Safty Third

I just deleted 1,000 words that were aimed at you, but had nothing to do with anyone but myself. Seems like such a cheat. I’ll never forget that phone call the day you died. It was the most devastating event of my life. While it’s so far away, I think this is the first time that I’ve been mature enough to understand the true weight that I had to learn to carry the day you left.

From the day we met you carried me. I could never, alone, bear the weight of my own woes. I could never, alone, accept myself. I could never, alone, find a cause or purpose worth fighting for. I just wasn’t capable. Before I met you I had a one track mind and was on a one way track towards self-destruction and death. You have this amazing ability to bring the best out in people…

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