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Honoring my uncle

By Mike
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I had the conversation with my other relative.

It gave me purpose and solace to know I was making his wish happen.
 My Uncle was at times the big brother I did not have. He was in the military for all but the last twenty years of our shared life. As he began to fall victim to the diseases that attack us heart, blood pressure, and diabetes I saw his looks and stature decline. His sense of humor was a constant and even when he would be challenged by his health issues that spirit was come shining through.

We did have a few conversations about the issues of how he wanted his arrangements made, and I was proud to know that his wishes were granted. It gave me purpose and solace to know I was making his wish happen. He received his military honors, I pinned his ribbons on his chest, and he was placed in a military cemetery. They were so efficient.

The only regret is the family business was left to the hands of those who allowed the lure of money change their expected character. So please handle the financial affairs and resolve the misunderstanding that will occur if you do not. Let your final action be the act of resolution.

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