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Old 09-09-2007, 08:13 PM   #31
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Oh texasgirl!!!! I am so very sorry. My son went through a "thing" where he saw one of his friends stab another one, exposed lung, etc., etc. He was in shock for a few days.

No doubt your son is still in shock. He needs some friends around him. He just needs to talk about it. EDITED TO SAY: Or maybe actually, NOT talk about it. But having friends around might be comforting in the fact that there is "noise" and he doesn't have to think.

I think he is getting confused about how to express himself. I think it is killing him that he was the last person to see him and hear him because it is a huge load on his shoulders. It's a LOT for him to take in. He doesn't know how to process the whole thing and he shouldn't know how to process it. Certainly not at his age. All you can do is be there. Is there any type of counseling his place of employment can provide him? You might want to talk to a superior just so they can watch him and interact with with him. It might make you feel better knowing that is happening.

{{{{{{{{{tg}}}}}}}}} - we are all here for you. Where is your son again? I will say a prayer for everyone involved.
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Old 09-09-2007, 08:23 PM   #32
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Sorry to hear about this Texas. Lots of listening, hugging and understanding is what your son needs now. Crying is a good thing. Remind him that he needs to hold on to the good memories of his friend. {{{{{{{{{{HUGS}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}
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Old 09-10-2007, 01:46 AM   #33
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tg, times like these make you realize that there's a big picture to all of our lives, and when trying times such as that happens, ya gotta take a step back and look at the whole thing, as best ya can, just to keep the crappy stuff in perspective.
sadly, we all die, and hopefully someone hears our last words. remind him it's just part of a cycle, as his life will be someday, and not to waste a second of it.
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