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Angry at son's friends

Well, as to e expected most of my son's friends are arguing about who was at fault regarding the horrible accident that caused my sons death. If you are a fan of Facebook you can read the posts: Laura Franzen - Dakota Smith - Dakota Smith support group. I am trying to make it clear that I am not trying to point fingers at just the driver, although the responsibility lays on him, but I don't think that I am getting through to the others. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to do this? or… Continue

Added by Laura Smith on March 12, 2010 at 9:59am — 1 Comment

My Son - Dakota

Since becoming a member of Angels in Flight I have been asked several times what happened to my son. Below is an email that I recently sent to the producer of Celtic Women that describes the night my life ended.

I don't know how to begin this letter to you as I can barely see the computer screen from the tears. Please read my story and you will understand why you are such a blessing to me.



On Dec. 5, my son & I had spent the day together (as most saturdays we did). We were… Continue

Added by Laura Smith on February 20, 2010 at 9:46am — No Comments

My heart breaks for all grieving Mommas

To all who have lost a child,

I don't know what to say or how to say it as I am sitting here at my computer crying uncontrollably once again, not just for myself and my loss but for all of you that I read about and the desperation and grief I feel with you. My son turned 16 on Nov. 30th, 2009. He was the light of my life. My only reason to live this life. He gave to me joy, laughter, future, comfort, and a friendship that went beyond the 'parental' relationship. We did everything together… Continue

Added by Laura Smith on February 6, 2010 at 9:34pm — 4 Comments

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