Family. We all love our family, but we don’t know everything about each other’s past life sometimes. Unless someone brings it up, we usually don’t ask. I personally don’t ask because I don’t want to be impolite. I never knew who my uncle really was. I saw him every day after he came home from work, we talked a bit; just the usual.
“How was your day?”
He was always a sweet person; that, I knew. He was always smiling and making jokes. I still remember seeing him in his blue t-shirt from work that had his name written on it. I remember that after eating dinner, he would sit in the living room to watch his novelas. Whenever he had the chance, he would drink a beer. Mostly on Friday’s and I would be the one in charge of bringing him another beer every time he asked.
The best times were when we had family reunions or we just wanted to do a BBQ. He was the best at it. The perks of having a huge family is that whenever we had food, we had a whole feast. The holidays were ...
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...f he knew he had the power to help someone, he wouldn’t think about it twice. I was a witness. We became really friends when we met in church.”
Another one of his friends also said:
“I actually lived in his house for a few months. I didn’t have a place to stay and I didn’t have a job, but I was trying to get back on my feet. He helped me by letting me stay in his house, with his family. Until I got a job and could make a living.”
They all said many beautiful things about him that really touched me. I didn’t know that he had done this in the past, he never talked about it. No one did. I wish I could’ve heard all of these amazing stories from his mouth, and not at his funeral. I believe that if you do great thing, greater things are in store for you. He constantly helped people in need, including my family and I. He was a great man with a huge heart, a heart of gold.
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