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You Would Have Been
by Sarah L Tagert

Tuesday, December 24, 2002

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You would have been sixteen today
Getting your licence, learning to drive

You would have been seventeen today
Picking out your prom dress, dreaming about your date

You would have been eighteen today
Buying your class ring, planning for your
graduation and college

You would have been nineteen today
Just reaching the prime of your life

You would have been twenty today,
But your life ended August 18th, 1996
a tragic day

I wrote this for a friend of mine who was murdered when she was 15. Her ex boyfriend shot her in the face in the front yard of our small, community church on a Sunday afternoon. I was in sitting in the church at the time of her murder

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Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 12/24/2002
This was beautiful, a heartbreaking loss though, her family will be in my prayers.
In Christ's Love
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