Day 28 prompt for the 30Words30Days story challeng is ‘clan’. I interpreted that as a large family of extended relatives.
Her mother phoned. “We’re having a funeral. You both need a formal acknowledgement of this loss. I’m calling the relatives.”
The ultrasound picture.
Speeches about lost futures.
Monday. The clan will gather. A slide show will be shown. Tears will be shed; hugs exchanged; good-byes said. Grief and storied will be shared but life will go on.
Really hits the mark!