Annie, life is much too short for grudges

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Posted: Saturday, January 18, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 11:36 am, Tue Mar 25, 2014.

Dear Annie: My brother, “William,” recently passed away in his sleep. His passing came as a shock to everyone. He wasn't ill or showing any indication that something was wrong. We suspect it was a heart attack.

However, the real tragedy of his passing is that William and his two children had been estranged for more than 19 years. When I called his son and daughter to inform them of their father’s passing, I could tell that they certainly felt the loss, and they also understood that any opportunity for reconciliation was now lost forever. All the years of anger and resentment suddenly appeared senseless.

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