Advice from a Dying 24 Year-old

I don’t reblog often but every since I was a little girl, the lessons of death and dying have spoken to me in a loud yet motivating and sometimes even inspiring way. I think it is a gift when people share their dying experience with us when/ if they have a chance. I went to the original link and read some of the comments by –mylasttie– and the whole text read as very sincere and sobering. It was written last year so I wonder if he transitioned- or died as many call it. Thanks young man for these inspiring words, may we not waste a second to take heed to your counsel and uplift your legacy. Light and Love, Shona

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I came across this today and felt compelled to share.


“Soon I will be gone forever, but that’s okay as long as someone reads this. I am only 24 years old, yet I have actually already chosen my last tie. It’s the one that I will wear on my funeral a few months from now. It may not match my suit, but I think it’s perfect for the occasion.

The cancer diagnosis came too late to give me at least a tenuous hope for a long life, but I realized that the most important thing about death is to ensure that you leave this world a little better than it was before you existed with your contributions . The way I’ve lived my life so far, my existence or more precisely the loss of it, will not matter because I have lived without doing anything impactful.

Before, there were so many things…

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