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Mark_01

Mark_01

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My friend Charlie died the other day, he had severe COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), and heart problems. Charlie smoked cigarettes and marijuana, and drank whiskey and beer. For years he lived off of hotdogs rolled up in slices of bread and dipped in mustard, and cans of beans. He lived next door to me when I lived in my little shack up in the mountains. Charlie was drunk and stoned almost every day. He loved television, music, was a poet, and cried about everything. A black girl from the city moved in with him and straightened him out some. She was with him when he died.

Charlie was a fellow Vietnam Era Veteran.

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He was a very good friend and a great guy.
 
Jaminacaranda

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Hugely moved by your post. Much love and respect to Charlie. Wish I could have hugged him.
 
AliceinWonderland

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I'm sorry to hear of the loss of your friend Mark, very sad news. Your affection, respect and care for him is obvious. Take care of yourself :hug:
 
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