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reyd reid reed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-14-07 10:27 AM
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32. Nothing's wrong...it's just the passage of time.
You'll remember the date sooner or later. My mother died 30 years ago this month, too...and then my stepmother died five years ago this month (ironically, it happened that her funeral was actually on the 25th anniversary of my mother's death). My SIL was murdered the night before the 20th anniversary of my mother's death. This is the first year that the specific date has passed without my remembering.

I felt horrible.
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  -This is pathetic. My dad died 30 years ago this month and I have no idea of the actual date graywarrior  Aug-13-07 07:33 PM   #0 
  - Date? Who cares.  mainegreen   Aug-13-07 07:35 PM   #1 
  - How can I be serious about anything on my family?  graywarrior   Aug-13-07 07:37 PM   #3 
     - As a time reference: Elvis died on Tuesday, August 16th, 1977...sometimes  formerrepuke   Aug-14-07 09:52 AM   #29 
  - It's not pathetic.  Kali   Aug-13-07 07:37 PM   #2 
  - I can't remember the date my dad died, either  Oeditpus Rex   Aug-13-07 07:38 PM   #4 
  - What matters most is that you remember your dad.  Shine   Aug-13-07 07:38 PM   #5 
  - Wow, thanks guys. I've been feeling bad about that all this time  graywarrior   Aug-13-07 07:38 PM   #6 
  - I just realized now, that I only know the month and year of his death,  Xipe Totec   Aug-13-07 07:53 PM   #11 
  - I can't remember the exact date my mother died on even a few years back  GoPsUx   Aug-13-07 07:39 PM   #7 
  - is it said: time heals all wounds, but i remember my dad's...  bridgit   Aug-13-07 07:41 PM   #8 
  - Don't feel bad.  Joan_Alpern   Aug-13-07 07:42 PM   #9 
  - My dad died August 11th  Revolutionary_Acts04   Aug-13-07 07:44 PM   #10 
  - I don't know the date of my fathers death.. (08/**/1987)  Omphaloskepsis   Aug-13-07 08:11 PM   #12 
  - My dad died in Feb, 2003.  cobalt1999   Aug-13-07 08:23 PM   #13 
  - sometimes they have the exact date here  hfojvt   Aug-13-07 08:49 PM   #14 
     - Your link WORKS!1 & the Search for my dad went back to 1881. n/t  UTUSN   Aug-14-07 04:04 PM   #34 
  - I don't remember the exact date my mom died, either  Canuckistanian   Aug-13-07 09:00 PM   #15 
  - September 28, 1980 - date bio-so-called-mother died.  QMPMom   Aug-13-07 10:26 PM   #16 
  - I know my mother and fathers birthday  notawol   Aug-13-07 10:35 PM   #17 
  - My father died 40 years ago last month.  lumberingbear   Aug-13-07 10:37 PM   #18 
  - My dad died on my birthday in 2004. That one will be hard to  RushIsRot   Aug-13-07 10:57 PM   #19 
  - Graywarrior, don't fret too much. You can order a death certificate through the SSDI web site,  Radio_Lady   Aug-13-07 11:10 PM   #20 
  - I can't remember, either.  Ellen Forradalom   Aug-13-07 11:11 PM   #21 
  - Have you checked the Social Security Death Index?  Momgonepostal   Aug-14-07 02:10 AM   #22 
  - I only remember mine because it's the same date as...  Kutjara   Aug-14-07 02:14 AM   #23 
  - If ever I identify with a group of strange-o's like myself, it's you guys at DU  graywarrior   Aug-14-07 06:02 AM   #24 
  - Should be on public record w/ the town clerk of the town he lived in when he died  MissMillie   Aug-14-07 07:45 AM   #25 
  - I don't think it's unusual to forget the actual date..I remember some and not others.  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Aug-14-07 08:01 AM   #26 
  - It's very inconsiderate for people to die on days you can't forget.  trof   Aug-14-07 08:03 AM   #27 
  - Gray, there must be a state agency in your state that keeps all death  raccoon   Aug-14-07 09:28 AM   #28 
  - It's OK. My dad died suddenly when I was 17. I don't remember the date either.  CottonBear   Aug-14-07 10:21 AM   #30 
  - I have never remembered the dates people died  skygazer   Aug-14-07 10:24 AM   #31 
  - Nothing's wrong...it's just the passage of time.  reyd reid reed   Aug-14-07 10:27 AM   #32 
  - I remember my mom's date because she died a year before he did  graywarrior   Aug-14-07 03:23 PM   #33 
  - My dad died July 24th 2000. He escaped morons* tyranny. nt  Javaman   Aug-14-07 04:17 PM   #35 
 

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