February 10, 2015
by Marla Lukofsky
Yesterday was the anniversary of my mom's death. On that day back in 2006, in the afternoon, my mom took her last breath, in her own bed, just as she had wanted, just as it should be. She was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia one year after my dad died. It was terminal.
I remember when I went to say the mourner's prayer for 11 months at synagogue. I met so many people in the same situation. They were of great comfort to me. This daily prayer and those people there helped me get out of bed every morning. It was there that I met one of my now dearest friends, out of my tragedy...
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This piece was written by Marla Lukofsky, an inspirational Keynote Speaker, Stand-Up Comedian, Writer, Voice-over actor, Speaking Coach, Cancer Survivor. Email: mmlukofsky7ATaol.com