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In Memoriam: A tribute to my Mom

   My mom died yesterday, Thursday, after several days of complete agony.

Her name was Elena but we all called her "Lenny", and she liked it. She lost her battle with an aggressive renal cancer. She was 71. I am having some absurd need to talk and talk right now. Might sound stupid to some but I feel she needs to be remembered. ...

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When cancer comes along...


My mom has always been a thorny one. Our relationship was strong and complicated, and the disputes/fights were a constant companion in our family life. She wanted me to be a better person (mind and looks) so she never stopped criticizing me. She firmly believed that criticism makes people think about all flaws in their characters and appearance, and thus she helped everyone polish their surface and deep beneath it. ...