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Everyone has a story. About losing someone close. About what it was like to have the conversation. About not talking about wishes until it was too late.

Explore these stories that others have shared, and if you’d like, tell us your own story. Hearing about other people’s experiences can be a good way to get your own conversation started.

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My guardian angel always

By Fran
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My mother was dying from breast cancer and we really didn’t talk of it too much, but when we did it was quite special. Something I remember as if it were yesterday. My mother died...

I had the conversation with my parent .

Planning the funeral

By Celena
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 My dad, sister and myself work at our families funeral home here in Texas. So death is a topic that comes up on a regular basis. We have regular conversations about the new caskets that...

I had the conversation with my parent .

Standing by her wishes

By Diane
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 I had the Conversation with my Mother and my Aunt while they were fully engaged mentally. I did a Living Will and Final Wishes for burial and exactly what they wanted. They both signed the...

I had the conversation with my family members .

Talking before it’s too late

By Algia
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I’ll introduce myself as Algia and my husband as David. My husband was diagnosed with Metastatic Colon Cancer with metasteses to the liver and lung in April 1998. And I was diagnosed with Breast cancer...

I had the conversation with my spouse .

Glad I talked to father, wish I had talked to mother

By Bev
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I was so glad I had gotten the wishes of my Father down before dementia took him where we could no longer discuss this rationally. I wish I had done so with my Mother before...

I had the conversation with my parent .