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By Forrest Hershberger
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Stuck in Memories


February 24, 2021

For whatever reason, this year is keeping some curtains open.

Actually I’m in between days. February has become a month of emotions. I have birthdays, Valentines Day when guys are reminded to stay in touch with their emotions, and the day I had to say goodbye to my dad.

By this time 15 years ago, he was in a hospital bed with a broken hip, and a list of other issues that made him look tired; the kind of tired I had never seen in him before. It is the kind of tired that stole his last breath the day after my daughter’s 18th birthday.

It was like a closing and a beginning.

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