Aaron

I found out one of my childhood friends passed away unexpectedly last week. I am flying to Raleigh today to attend his memorial service.

His name was Aaron. He was the first person to talk to me when we moved to Raleigh when I was 10. He was kind, hilarious.

My heart breaks for his family. He has kids, a wife. He was loved.

He’s the boy in the hat.

I will write more a bit later. My head is a touch fuzzy this morning, still filled with under-processed dreams.

4 Comments

  1. I’m so sorry for your loss. Be kind to yourself.

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  2. I’m truly sorry. Losing a childhood friend brings out a unique sort of grief. I realize all grief is unique, yes, but there is an element of disbelief to losing someone from your childhood.

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  3. What happened to the magical story about the deck he built upon which y’all sat and drank bourbon, or perhaps whisky? Did I dream that up??

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  4. I’m so sorry, Mihow.

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