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January 13, 2013


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Unfortunate News

Journal Entry: Sun Jan 13, 2013, 4:24 PM
  • Mood: Emotional
Blake Cognata, who was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma, a rare cancer that attacks the bones, passed away Saturday morning... and just days before his 18th birthday, which is on Monday, January 14th.

I really.... I just don't know what else to say. It has upset me to no end but really made me see life in a totally different way. He's motivated me to smile through the good and the bad, no matter how crummy life gets. He was so strong.

All of our town had a candles memorial for him last night on the hill of where our school is. It's an amazing sight to see.

It's crazy how much our community was effected by the tragedy. I barely knew this kid and he's changed my life in a matter of a few days.

But I'm proud of Blake.

And he's cancer free now. :)

I keep Blake's family and friends in my heart and thoughts!

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baka-musicbot Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
Im sure he would be glad to know he he touched so many people. I never met him but he'll be on my mind.
Desuke-Love Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013  Student Writer
I'm so sorry. God rest his soul, poor thing
Celidra Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013
That's so sad!! ;^; I literally cried :< I hope Blake is happy in the better place :heart:
Celethiel-Gadbeyl Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013   Writer
*hugs you* I am sorry.
MysticFlamer Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Another soul has left the physical plane and entered the spiritual plane to watch us and guide us. He is free from the suffering and I am sure very moved and proud by all of you coming together. Remember he is always going to be there in your hearts and he will look for that strength in your hearts to help carry you all forward. He will help you all in your time of need and light your way through the memorable strength.
misteryA555 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013
I'm sorry that happened
He really was a brave boy
I've had so many people I know
have friends who've died
and my own friend was hit by a drunk driver....
2013 isn't starting off on a good note )X
snokkedoedel Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Sounds like he was very strong till the end. That's brave indeed.
And I'm sure he's on a peaceful place now ^-^
Ui-Azuma Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Im so sorry to hear about that. :(
Raspberry-Bliss Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Student
He's showed me what being faithful can do to you. I'm now even prouder and more inclined to be faithful. :)
ImmaRoxa-chu Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
i'm sorry for your loss, may he rest in piece...
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