Things You Don’t Necessarily Think About

From my journal dated June 14, 2002:

I paid the balance of the mortuary/funeral bill today. It was over $15,000! I never dreamed it could be that much!! It’s expensive to bury someone.

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About Rebecca Carney - One Woman's Perspective

My name is Becky Carney. My husband, Joe, and I have been married for 40 years. We have two living children, Eric (37) and Jenna (32). We lost a baby in utero at 19 weeks in 1987. In 2002, our middle son, Jason (19), and his best friend, Alina (20), were broadsided by a drunk driver who was going at least twice the speed limit. They both died instantly. This blog is written from my perspective as a bereaved parent. I don't claim to know what it's like to walk in anyone else's shoes. Each situation is different; each person is different. Everyone handles grief differently. But if I can create any degree of understanding of what it's like to be a parent who has lost a child, then I have succeeded in my reason for writing this blog.

One thought on “Things You Don’t Necessarily Think About

  1. Pingback: A Few More Things I’ve Learned in the Ten Years Since Jason Died | Grief: One Woman's Perspective

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