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    A Lesson in Saying Goodbye A guilty feeling surged through me as I snuck out of church early, but I could not wait any longer to show my friend, Jonathan, my new Chevrolet Cavalier. As I raced out of the parking lot, I heard ambulance sirens in the distance, and I felt a weird feeling in the pit of my stomach as if butterflies were fluttering around trying to get out. I paid the feeling no mind as I merged onto the interstate at Gray and headed toward Johnson City. Little did I know those

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    for time to take its toll, wait for the sun to come and go, wait for four months for her to come back home. Lina left on August 19th, leaving a sea of emptiness behind. She was hopeful and optimistic, but tears streamed down her cheeks as she waved goodbye. She was sitting down on a suitcase full of memories with her knees bent together trying not to fall. Wearing a brown flowered shirt that enhanced the color of her skin and a pair of blue jeans, she had a vague resemblance of my mother’s youth. Her

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    a month, but I am nervous … petrified … you have to know that. Changing the date isn’t possible.” Johnny’s dark green eyes were unreadable. Only the casual smile that erupted on his lips told her that everything was ok. He understood what she was saying. Didn’t he? “Kiki, things are going to be a little crazy from here on out, I just want you to know...” Johnny was stopped short by his pager going off. Giving her a fierce hug, he nodded toward the phone and turned away from her frustrated face.

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    Early Friday morning, Memorial Weekend, 1994, I decide to adventure into the unknown by taking a journey to the Joshua Tree Inn, specifically room number eight, where on September 19th, 1973 Gram Parsons surrendered silently to drugs and alcohol. I have goose bumps. From Silver Lake to Joshua Tree, I travel the 134 to the 210 east, then cross over to route 57, and finally merge to the familiar 10 highway as my hometowns Eagle Rock and Glendora drift by. Not only do road trips bring solitude but also

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    posses to commemorate the life that my cousin lived. As I said my final "goodbyes," I started to sob again; but I understood that this was natural. I am a human being, not a robot, so it is natural for me to express my feelings. I reached down and gave my cousin a kiss on the forehead then I felt around the engraved wordings on the coffin. They read "Jesus Alberto Crosby, November 1, 1976 – May 25, 2009" "It's not a goodbye, I will be seeing you once more Beto," I said under my breath. Beto was my

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    Saying Goodbye To Jesus

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    Many of us know how tough departures can be. Saying goodbye or farewell to a loved one whom we may not see again can sometimes be for some people a bittersweet, melancholic, heartbreaking, or even traumatic experience. These last adieus are certainly ingrained in our memory and our loved ones’ final words and actions become treasurable and unforgettable. These experiences allow us to relate to the early disciples’ difficulty in saying goodbye to our Lord. When the appropriate time arrived, Jesus

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    The Big Move to College

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    a whole new experience for me. One of the many new things that I have had to deal with was making new friends in my environment. As I drove away from my house on the morning of August 20th 2005, not only was I saying goodbye to my own room and bathroom, but I was also saying goodbye to my family and friends. I just left my house, and had not made it to the freeway that was less than five minutes away from my house when the tears began to form in my blue eyes, and in no time they were falling down

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    Many people believe that they are patriotic people. But, what truly makes one patriotic? In “Saying Goodbye to Patriotism” Robert Jensen critiques the effects of patriotism on today’s modern society, the United States, and globalization after the attacks on 9/11. Jensen defines patriotism in his talk delivered to the Peace Action National Congress as “love and loyal or zealous support of one’s own country.” (Jensen 741) But, that is not the only definition of patriotism. One may love living in the

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    waiting for my parents and saying goodbye to my teachers. I never thought the goodbye might be permanent. 6th grade came and I was looking up at those giant 8th graders, and now I guess I’m one of them. 6th grade, and I was saying hello, and now 8th grade has come and it’s gone from introductions to goodbyes as my last days as a middle school student wind down. 8th grade, 8th grade from the opening day to the signing of the yearbooks. This is the year of memories, goodbyes, and regrets. 8th grade

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    Out Of Time

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    "She asked about classes and I said they were the same" (Martinac 26). After she got the job at an antique store she pretended that she didn't have a job there and still worked at the school. Catherine even saw her at the shop with Magielove saying goodbye to her and questioned her on how the owner knew her name. But Susan lied again, "That's the shop I told you about, the one where I got the scrapbook" (Martinac, 41). She didn't want Catherine to find out she worked at the store or how she actually

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