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A Tribute to my Mom
My mom passed away two days ago, not due to COVID-19, no wake or real funeral. This was my tribute I shared with my siblings.
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cid
April 11, 2020 - 1:12 pm
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I sent this video to all my siblings as a tribute to my mom, who passed away, non-COVID-19 related a couple days ago. Today, there was a burial. Ten people could stand 6 feet apart, one of the 10 was the officiator, spouses had to stay in the car. I could not attend for a number of reasons, but this was my tribute that I shared with my family, with this disclaimer. “Something always happens when I press to record, and it ain’t good.”

Amazing Grace for my Mom

I mention the passing and what I did in case any of you are in this position during this particularly sad and odd time. My sister appreciated it.

I will be removing the video in a few weeks, so if you re viewing this and the video will not show up, it is because I removed it.

I wish I could edit the description of my post. It is riddled with errors. Please note, it is not COVID-19 related.

Viola Time! 

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Oh @cid , I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. It's so hard to lose a parent, and I'm sure that these odd times are just making it that much more difficult to bear. 

It was a beautiful tribute that you made for her..... I hope that it brought you some comfort too.

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April 11, 2020 - 1:54 pm
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Thank you, CyndieZ.

Viola Time! 

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April 11, 2020 - 3:57 pm
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Condolences, Cid. What a beautiful tribute!

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April 11, 2020 - 5:54 pm
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My Condolences @cid on your loss.  

you played well and I enjoyed listening.  very nice scenery behind you.  good choice for framing on your camera!  

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April 11, 2020 - 7:00 pm
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Thank you, Bocaholly and GregW. 

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My condolences also CID for the loss of you mom.

Very nice tribute to her.

Mark

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I'm sorry for your loss, and especially for it happening in these times. It was clear to me from your playing that that you were there in spirit.

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So sorry to hear about your mom, cid. I just lost my mother last year. It is not easy losing a mother no matter how old we are. May she live forever in your heart and in the Lord's presence. Beautiful tribute!

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@cid, my condolences to you !

Amazing Grace you played was beautiful.  I am sure your mother would listen to it from above!

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Thank you all.

I just wanted to show there are ways to pay tribute if times do not allow for the norm.  

Viola Time! 

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Ripton
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our deepest condolences. 

 

  Steve (Ripton) and Terry

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BillyG
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Nicely done, a fine tribute and remembrance, thanks for sharing that in such a difficult time.

Our thoughts are with you.

I seriously recommend not copying my mistakes. D'oh - guntohead.JPG

Please make your own, different mistakes, and help us all learn :-)

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Thanks, BillyG and Ripton.

Viola Time! 

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So sorry to hear that Cid, so very hard to lose a parent, sending hugs and prayers

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Thank you.

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