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RIP Cora 11/19/13

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Got a call last night our time around 8:30am from Cora's son Marcus that she had past away peacefully. I had wanted to fly out but the earliest flights that I could get on were going through Chicago late Monday or early Tuesday and because of the storm, I would be delayed. As it was my doctor didn't want me to fly because I have been having troubles with my bp and blood thinners. I posted a newer picture of her that I shared from her husbands fb page.

Today was not an easy day for me. I did manage to go shopping but I didn't sleep too well last night and today was a low energy day. I talked to Jim earlier, he was making dinner, saying he couldn't believe she would never be sitting at the table with him again. Then he broke down crying. Jim could only talk for a few mins. before he had to hand the phone over to Marcus. I just made a donation in her name and they will send the family a card. That is what Jim asked and I know that is what Cora would have wanted.

Cora was a funny little gal. If you asked her "A penny for your thoughts", she would say "Hell a penny, isn't is up to a dime yet, I am not that cheap". And then she would laugh. Yesterday while out walking, at almost the same place I found $5 a while back(which I told her about). I saw but did not pick up a bright shinny new dime. I knew it was from her, just knew it, got chills up my spine. Walked past and almost went back, but something stopped me, I knew she wanted me to leave it there for someone else to find. I least that's my story and I am sticking to it.

Dinner's almost ready so "Peace out" everyone.
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KATHLEEN320 11/29/2013 9:14AM

    I am so sorry for your loss. But finding the dime was a sign from her and her way of telling you that she's fine, which is quite amazing.

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XENA47 11/21/2013 1:52PM

    Losing friends is hard. Major hugs.

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DANLIN60 11/21/2013 11:18AM

    Sorry for your loss, may the peace of knowing that she is no longer suffering bring you some comfort. She is with our Lord now and watching over you.

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Danlin

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TEDDYBEAR662 11/21/2013 8:05AM

    Sorry emoticon

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DJ4HEALTH 11/21/2013 12:47AM

    So sorry for the loss of your friend. emoticon emoticon

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PINKNFITCARLA 11/20/2013 11:53PM

    I'm so sorry for the loss of your friend :-(

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JAXMOMMY 11/20/2013 11:50PM

    Oh Teri! I am so, so, so very sorry for your loss! I'm sure your precious friend, Cora, sent you that dime! She wanted to let you know that she is at peace, in no pain and feeling fine once again! I would've loved to have gotten a sign like that from my Mom! I'm glad she had a peaceful crossing. Prayers of peace and courage going out to you and her family! Sending you big warm hugs!

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TLB1630 11/20/2013 11:40PM

    emoticon to hear of your loss. The name Cora caught my eye as that was my Grandmother's name, Oh and my name is Teri too...

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TXGRANDMA 11/20/2013 11:15PM

    emoticon Teri...........so sorry that you lost your friend. Loved the story about the dime you found! No one else would understand the significance of that dime but you! Rest assured that she is with you and will always be. I will pray that God will help her family and friends through this very difficult time. emoticon emoticon

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JAMER123 11/20/2013 11:11PM

    I believe the dime was a sign from her. She wants you to know she's okay and very comfortable. I am so sorry for your loss, Teri. Sending prayers to you and to Cora's family for peace and healing of the soul.
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_LINDA 11/20/2013 8:55PM

    So very sorry for your loss :( Finding that dime was too much, brought tears to my eyes.
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