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She's the cute one, obviously. I feel like I should be using a picture after her hair grew back, but this was always one of her favorites regardless.

All of my disdain for the state laws that made a marriage financially impossible is in the past. All the conflict -- that was so recently so corrosive -- with her family is moot.

Jennifer passed away early this morning, two days after her 36th birthday, and two days before we would have celebrated 18 months as a couple. They were the best 18 months in each of our lives.  Forever onward, my life will be richer for our love and her memory.

EDIT: Thank you to everyone for your kind words and warm wishes. I'm glad her picture got to spend some time at the top of the rec list.

Originally posted to Serpents Choice on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 10:30 AM PDT.

Also republished by Kossacks helping each other and Monday Night Cancer Club.

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