Advice from a Dying 24 Year-old

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I came across this today and felt compelled to share.


“Soon I will be gone forever, but that’s okay as long as someone reads this. I am only 24 years old, yet I have actually already chosen my last tie. It’s the one that I will wear on my funeral a few months from now. It may not match my suit, but I think it’s perfect for the occasion.

The cancer diagnosis came too late to give me at least a tenuous hope for a long life, but I realized that the most important thing about death is to ensure that you leave this world a little better than it was before you existed with your contributions . The way I’ve lived my life so far, my existence or more precisely the loss of it, will not matter because I have lived without doing anything impactful.

Before, there were so many things…

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2 Comments

  1. leaving an impact. Making your life count. Making a difference. Its what started you on your journey when we talked in front of Joes. Remember? And now you have done and are doing these things . Thank God your not terminal. Altho we all are kinda terminal and we also are eternal.

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