Not immortal

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/finite-creatures/

At what age did you realize you were not immortal? How did you react to that discovery?

I haven’t replied to any blog prompts in a long time, but when I was scrolling through WordPress, this caught my attention. I think you always know that you are not immortal, but it’sĀ easier to not think about it and just live your life, thinking that you will live forever. I experienced a few deaths early on, including a friend dying of cancer and losing both of my great grandparents. I still thought I was immortal. I think for me, I really realised that I wasn’t immortal, when my nan died when I was 15. She wasn’t just a nan to me, she was a second mum and had helped to raise me, as my mum was a young, single mum. Loads of people can die and you don’t think anything of it, but there are certain people that die, that you thought would always be there! My nan was one of those people for me and losing her made me realise, that we all die someday.

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