Merry Christmas

by Glen Canning

The day came and went as fast as I hoped. The first Christmas without Rehtaeh. She should be here with me, with us. She should be opening her gifts and watching as we opened the gifts she thoughtfully gave.

I didn’t get through the day without tears. I kissed her butterfly lamp and headed out to a cab Christmas morning. We flew away this year. Starting something new or just getting away. It was good to keep busy, to just get the day behind me.

I doubt I’d be where I am, able to cope at all, without the help and support of many great people. To all of you Merry Christmas. I hope you all had a truly blessed day.

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Serah January 3, 2014 - 2:15 am

I am so sorry

Leah Parsons January 5, 2014 - 6:14 pm

I love that picture of Rae. Can see that Christmas excitement in her eyes.

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