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  • July 12th, 2010 | 8:09 PM
Goodbye, Aunt Janet

Rest in peace, Aunt Janet Webb. You were my first contact with the Webb family that I never knew. I'm so glad I had the chance to talk to you before you were gone. You welcomed me into the family with open arms and no hesitation. You reassured me when I cried that it was all okay. And you told me some wonderful stories about my father and my grandmother.

Thank you.
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There are so many stories only you can tell.Tell them, please.


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July 13th, 2010 03:28 am (UTC)
I'm glad, too, for the time you had, and I'm sorry that it was over so soon. My sincere condolences.
July 13th, 2010 03:30 am (UTC)
Thank you.

I will always remember that she never asked for proof, she just accepted me, and that gave me the courage to contact more of the family.
July 13th, 2010 03:39 am (UTC)
Hugs, Susan. I'm so glad you found each other.
July 13th, 2010 04:02 am (UTC)
Thank you, Laurie. Me too!
July 13th, 2010 03:53 am (UTC)
She sounds like a loving, welcoming person. I'm so glad you were able to find her.
July 13th, 2010 04:02 am (UTC)
Thanks, I think she was.
July 13th, 2010 04:10 am (UTC)
Wow. Sorry for your loss. I am so glad you got in touch with her when you did. Your timing was perfect.
July 13th, 2010 04:12 am (UTC)
Thanks, Diane. Yes, I'm sooooo glad I got in touch with her when I did. BTW, can you send me a link to the last tree update you had for me? Did it have Janet's kids listed? Someone on the Webb board was asking me about them.
July 13th, 2010 10:37 am (UTC)
I'm sorry she's gone, Susan. I'm grateful that you had the chance to connect with her (and she with YOU).

July 14th, 2010 04:35 am (UTC)
Thank you, Cindy. It was nice to connect.
July 13th, 2010 11:45 am (UTC)
I'm sorry for your loss, Susan. What a blessing you found her.

July 14th, 2010 04:35 am (UTC)
Thank you, Jo.
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July 14th, 2010 04:36 am (UTC)
Thanks, Kristy. I was glad for what time I had.
July 13th, 2010 01:14 pm (UTC)
Hugs, Susan.
July 14th, 2010 04:36 am (UTC)
Thanks. Hugs are nice.
July 13th, 2010 04:00 pm (UTC)
So sorry for you loss, Susan. ((((HUGS))))
July 14th, 2010 04:36 am (UTC)
Thanks so much!
July 13th, 2010 04:16 pm (UTC)
Sorry for your loss, Susan. Though you knew her for only a short time, it was so pivotal in enabling you to contact/find more relatives.
July 14th, 2010 04:36 am (UTC)
Thanks, Jama. She was key, that's for sure.
July 13th, 2010 06:07 pm (UTC)
Wow Susan, you had just found her. I'm so sorry for your loss, but happy for you that you did find her in time.
July 14th, 2010 04:37 am (UTC)
Yes, so quickly she was gone but I am grateful for being able to talk to her when I did.
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