It’s a strange feeling, losing someone who wasn’t really a part of your life, but who was still a definite part of your life. It’s a loss that doesn’t feel like it should be a loss; it is, but it isn’t.
I wasn’t able to go to Aaron’s visitation or funeral, but I wish I could have. I think that would have made it feel more real. Right now it doesn’t feel like anyone I grew up with could possibly be dead. We all have so much more life left to live.
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