Story archives - tag: "Mother"


One of the saddest things I've ever heard is when my mother said, "I always wished I could have been just a little bit pretty."

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2010-11-05 14:25:41 / Rating: 743.5 /


Shortly after a palliative care nurse suggested Preparation H as a treatment for my weeping induced under-eye bags, my mother, who was dying of cancer, opened her eyes and left me with these parting words of wisdom to sustain me after she died: "Whatever you do, Petunia, do NOT put ass cream on your face."

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2009-01-23 14:22:40 / Rating: 3593 /