This has been the most difficult thing I have ever had to write because I must face the fact that Eric is not with us and has really died. You could call this "The Father’s Remorse" since what was to be, will never be. I miss seeing Eric, his phone calls, playing softball together and sharing in his life. We were very fortunate to be a part of Eric’s growing up and seeing how he develop into such a fine young man.
Eric had the drive to follow his dreams and make them becom
Compiled by Diane Collins. *I wish my child hadn’t died. I wish I had him back. *I wish you wouldn’t be afraid to speak my child’s name. My child lived and was very important to me. I need to hear that he was important to you also. *If I cry and get emotional when you talk about my child, I wish you knew that it isn’t because you have hurt me. My child’s death is the cause of my tears. You have talked about my child, and you have allowed me to share my grief. I thank you for