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Dear Mum...

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I have been honouring Dad a lot on here recently, but want to take a moment to honour you as well...
I know these past two weeks have been difficult - we hit the 5 month mark without Dad on the 6th, it was a year since his diagnosis last week, and now it's your birthday. I can't even imagine how hard it has been for you; although I have felt the emotion coming through when I have been with you. Just know - you are always in my thoughts and prayers as we work through this first year after Dad's passing...

I also want to honour your strength and your love for Dad; what people didn't see are the years of looking after him even before the cancer diagnosis. So by the time the end got near, you were physically and emotionally exhausted, and yet you just kept going; Dad had made it clear he wanted to be at home when the end came, but agreed that if it got to difficult for you, he'd go back up to Waikato Hospice. And yet - you did it, you allowed him his final wish and he st…