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Old 04-21-2006, 10:57 PM   #1
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Your Obituary

Writing your obituary is a surprisingly uplifting exercise. Give it a shot and post it at YouDied. Have fun.
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Old 04-21-2006, 11:04 PM   #2
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Old 04-21-2006, 11:10 PM   #3
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It's not ...

Famous people already have their obituary just about complete ... just waiting for a few last details. Writing it allows one to reflect on your life and either be happy with it or recognize some changes need to be made - BEFORE - it's too late.
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Old 04-21-2006, 11:18 PM   #4
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I've done it dozens of times, once as Julius Ceasar, once as J. Edgar Hoover. It's fascinating.

Seriously, it's a good exercise.
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Old 04-22-2006, 12:42 AM   #5
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I had a few people give me their obits when they knew they were dying. Once, a family member completely gutted and rewrote it after she (her mom) died, taking out all the stuff about the siblings and adding stuff about herself (the daughter). Ahh, capitalism.
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Old 04-22-2006, 01:13 AM   #6
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Hi obitwriter - I hope you're not just a drive by! Please be welcome to AW and enjoy all the benefits of membership here. Hope to see more of you.
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Old 04-22-2006, 02:50 AM   #7
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Thanks for the welcome! Definitely not a driveby.
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I'm so glad! Thanks for stopping here with your first posts. Don't be a stranger!
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Old 04-22-2006, 06:53 AM   #9
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