Kathie Skinner writes: A word of caution to would-be writers of their own obituaries. Sixty-five years ago, unbeknown to his family, my paternal grandfather penned his own obituary. However, he failed to mention the woman with whom he spent his last 38 years — my grandmother. Only his passing protected him from her anger.
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