Our daughter, Lora Beth was a cheerful, active eighteen year old, full of life, full of love, full of hope. The possibility of her not living to fulfill her dreams never crossed our minds. Yet, on May 22, 1999, her life was cut short by an automobile accident when she and two friends were driving to a restaurant for an after-movie snack. No warning. No preparation. No reason.
There is no way to describe the pain of losing your own child. Children are expected to grieve the loss of... more