20 years ago.
Flatlined for 20 minutes.
Point blank range in the back of the head.
Exit wound behind left ear.
She was gone.
“No more mom”, they said.
“She probably won’t make it”, they said.
“It’s probably better this way, as she’ll be no good if she comes to”, they said.
She texted me this morning: “Today marks 20 years since I was shot. 30% hearing loss to my left ear ain’t half bad.”
You better get your life, mama!