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Today, losing my infant son has been the most pain I have ever experienced in my life; his heart and lungs saving two babies was the only silver lining that has been helping me cope. MMT

#18063 (1) - Jun 25, 2014 by may - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (296) - No, that made me sleepy. (25)

Today, my friend's final tweet reads, “Not everyone made it to today, so don't take your time for granted today.” It became her final tweet this afternoon after a distracted driver collided with her Corolla head-on on her way home from class. MMT

#18060 (0) - Jun 22, 2014 by krich - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (244) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today, at the funeral, the bloodied, cracked fingernails and torn knuckles of my sister's best friend spoke volumes about how she tried to release her only daughter from the noose. MMT

#18058 (1) - Jun 20, 2014 by bestill - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (300) - No, that made me sleepy. (38)

Today, less than a week after her failed suicide attempt, my mom was diagnosed with terminal cancer. MMT

#18055 (1) - Jun 17, 2014 by Melaina - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (284) - No, that made me sleepy. (33)

Today, my friend at school who I talk to almost every single day about my family problems was admitted to a clinic for depression after her father found her subside note in her daily journal. She has always listened to my problems and asked me how I was feeling, but whenever I would ask her, she would just say, "I'm fine." And I thought she was. MMT

#18052 (2) - Jun 14, 2014 by Emily - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (262) - No, that made me sleepy. (14)

Today, the doctor told my baby brother that when you go to heaven, God gives you all the balloons you lost when you were alive, and my brother cracked one last smile before he took his final breath. MMT

#18050 (1) - Jun 12, 2014 by dada - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (526) - No, that made me sleepy. (11)

Today, as the beeping turned to a flat-line tone, a tear rolled down my father's cheek, as if to tell me that he would miss me too. MMT

#18047 (0) - Jun 9, 2014 by jokajuice - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (274) - No, that made me sleepy. (21)

Today, the last of my sister's triplets passed away in a car accident. All three kids have died in the past 10 years due to unrelated illnesses and accidents. MMT

#18040 (1) - Jun 1, 2014 by didi - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (389) - No, that made me sleepy. (24)

Today, I cried for my wife for the very first time, and I can’t stop. She took her own life nearly two years ago. I was so disappointed. So heartbroken. So confused. I don’t know how I made it this far without a tear. MMT

#18036 (0) - May 28, 2014 by widower - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (307) - No, that made me sleepy. (13)

Today, as my tears dripped down into my father’s casket, all I could think was, “I still have so much I need to say to you.” MMT

#18035 (0) - May 27, 2014 by jenn24 - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (280) - No, that made me sleepy. (29)

Today, my sister went into labor at her husband’s wake. MMT

#18034 (1) - May 26, 2014 by sparx - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (334) - No, that made me sleepy. (23)

Today, he wrote his suicide note on the final page of a book I bought him last week, entitled, “The Happiness Project.” I knew he wasn’t happy, I just didn’t know how much. I wish I had done more when I had the chance... MMT

#18032 (0) - May 24, 2014 by blue - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (245) - No, that made me sleepy. (26)

Today, I cried when my mom looked up at me from her bed at the hospice and said, "I always wished I could have been just a little bit prettier. That's why your father left me so many years ago... I just know." MMT

#18031 (0) - May 23, 2014 by M - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (333) - No, that made me sleepy. (30)

Today, my wife took her final breath, as my daughter took her first. And in that blink of a moment I lost the love of my life, and met a new kind of love I never knew existed. MMT

#18028 (0) - May 20, 2014 by J - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (573) - No, that made me sleepy. (30)

Today, the difference between "we're expecting" and "were expecting" is just a little apostrophe that broke our hearts wide open. MMT

#18024 (2) - May 16, 2014 by Len - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (465) - No, that made me sleepy. (39)

Today, I found is amusing to make fun of the 30-year-old girl at the party who was afraid of fireworks until I found out that it's not the fireworks themselves but the sounds that remind her of the gunshots that made her a widow. MMT

#18022 (3) - May 14, 2014 by ckey17 - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (350) - No, that made me sleepy. (33)

Today, despite her husband’s legal record and bizarre behavior, my mom still pretends not to understand why I will never leave my two daughters alone at their house. MMT

#18021 (0) - May 13, 2014 by WillC - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (236) - No, that made me sleepy. (36)

Today, I still wish I had taken the F instead of the A on the final exam I hurried to finish while my dad was taking his last few breaths at the hospital. MMT

#18020 (2) - May 12, 2014 by Daria - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (401) - No, that made me sleepy. (35)

Today, the evening news failed to mention that I was completely sober and on my way home from work, and she was drunk and running across a dark country road in the dark, in the pouring rain. MMT

#18017 (2) - May 9, 2014 by nn - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (414) - No, that made me sleepy. (30)

Today, only then did I realize how much I had to be grateful for when I overheard my 7-year-old patient’s grandfather tell her that her parents and brother all died in the car accident. MMT

#18016 (0) - May 8, 2014 by Julie Ann - Sad - Yes, that made me think too! (340) - No, that made me sleepy. (24)

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