As part of National Gun Violence Awareness Day and wear orange weekend, Homicide Survivors hosted a photo session and workshop to honor the lives taken by firearms.
May 2, 2022, we should be celebrating your 15th Birthday, but time forever froze you at 13; there’s not a second that goes by that I don’t miss you.
By: Pablo Medina Moreno The following is the opinion and analysis of the writer. The poem was written by Pablo Medina Moreno in memory of his brother Marco Antonio Medina Moreno. I […]
Jesus esta contigo y conmigo. Ungiendo nuestras cabeza y un Angel seras para mi y tu hijas. Nunca más volverás con nosotros.
To think I must sum up my brother’s life on a piece of paper of what he meant to me and how much this has impacted my life is beyond me. No words can sum up 33 years of memories and one year of heartbreak. Robert Detwiler was not only my brother but a best friend.
My soul had been shattered, I was no longer in control, and my mental health was deteriorating. How could I live when I hadn’t even realized my younger daughter was in danger? I had given up without even knowing it.
We planted Jackie’s Irish strawberry tree on his first heavenly anniversary. The beautiful sunny day was filled with love and grief, and our hearts are still in total disbelief.
It’s been nearly 29 years since my mother’s murder. I was a 20-year-old college student, and I wish I would have known all my feelings were valid and that no one’s grief is the same. Two people can deal with the same loss differently, and that’s alright.
I never imagined my life would change in such a drastic way for the rest of my life. On January 10, 2021, my father was murdered. My father was my everything.
My advice for everyone on Father’s Day is to do something you guys loved to do, whether it’s a sport, shopping, eating, etc. Do something in his memory, and if you still have your father, please don’t take him for granted. Cherish your loved ones.