Grief is the worst of lifes’ maladies. It appears at the unlikeliest of times and pierces the soul clean through.

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On February 8th, 2006 my 26 year old nephew, Matt died of an undiagnosed heart ailment. Last Friday his older sister, Annabeth died suddenly in Florida. Amy, the driver of the car in the above photo has lost both her brother and sister in the span of three years. Her parents have lost two well beloved children.

Unspeakable grief.

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Here are Annabeth and Matt during their childhoods.

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Annabeth.

UPDATE:

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Here is the poetic tribute my husband wrote for his sweet niece, Annabeth. (Annabe) My sister, Lucy did the beautiful calligraphy.