I want to let the world know because funerals are a part of life that needs more attention and education. Everybody needs their story told, and I am the one to do so.
I look back on my teen years and wonder, “What if?” I look back on my twenties and wonder, “Why then?” I even look back on the last few years of my life and wonder, “What am I waiting for?”
“Yes, there were times, I’m sure you knew, when I bit off more than I could chew. But through it all, when there was doubt, I ate it up and spit it out. I faced it all and stood tall. And I did it my way.”
I had a few friends who worked nearby at a metals finishing plant. They mentioned that they were looking for people to groom into finishers, welders and such. I thought, well, I could pass a drug test…