11 Years Without My Dad
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11 Years Without My Dad

Every January 31, I will always remember him.

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11 Years Without My Dad
Jordyn

11 years.

4015 days.

The countless minutes without him.


Sometimes it seems like just yesterday he left, and other times it seems like it's been an eternity.

But each day I remember to make him proud.

Each day I remember to live out his legacy.

Each day I remember that he is always watching me.

Each day I remember that he loves me.


As I look back on the last 11 years, I have seen how much I have grown. How strong I have become. Yes, there are days where I miss my dad terribly, but I know he is in a better place. I know he is watching over me.


I will forever be a Daddy's girl.

I will forever strive to make him proud.

I will forever smile when I think of him.

I will forever think of the memories that I had with him.

I will forever be thinking of him.


I want him to be watching me and looking down on me and smile because he is proud of me.

I want him to be proud that he raised me.

I want him to smile when he sees me succeed.

I am so proud to be his daughter.


Although he has missed many milestones in my life, he is watching over me.

So 11 years later, it still hurts that he isn't here, I know that everything happens for a reason.

Time does help and time does heal.

But nothing will completely heal this situation.

All I can do is smile and hope in the past 11 years I have made my dad proud.

So now, here's to a lifetime of making proud.

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