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Friday, October 21, 2016

A Sad Little Story in the Cemetery

I was walking through the cemetery trying to look at some of the stones I don't easily see from the path. I saw this small stone. Another sad story of a stillborn baby or one that only lived a few hours. The date is June 8, 1932.

grave marker

I looked a few feet beyond this one. Oddly, not in the same row, but one farther over, and thought my eyes had played a trick on me by duplicating the stone just seen. Then I read the inscription. Same date, same last name. Little girl twins. Don't you wish you knew the story behind the bare details carved here?

grave marker

I'm off to work in a couple hours. Then a good sleep and I head for the woods!

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Tony Laplume said...

I once saw how someone had put little plaques for a whole string of miscarriages. My sister had a string of them too (miscarriages, not plaques), so I know how painful (emotionally, physically) it can be. I don't blame anyone for doing something like this.

Ann said...

oh that is sad

The Furry Gnome said...

And we think we have life tough!

Secondary Roads said...

Curious that the "twins" are separated like that.

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