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A tradition at our Marco Island community - the SandDollar Memorial

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    Default A tradition at our Marco Island community - the SandDollar Memorial



    At our Marco Island condo complex, there is a tree, under which sits the following:

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    When someone from the community passes away, their families leave a SandDollar hanging on the tree in their memory. We left Marco this morning, headed for Atlanta, and I made this for Phillip. The glass pieces on it are from his collection of sea glass from Puerto Rico. My mom and Dad and I had a small ceremony hanging it on the branch while the sun was setting last night. Phillip would have loved it.

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    I did it. Finally.

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    baby steps darlin, baby steps. love the quote and really like the sand dollar idea... big hug from over here!
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    A lovely tradition Maura. Little ceremonies in remembrance are very powerful, and healing.

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    Beautiful!
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    Maura, that is a very beautiful Memoriam.
    Best wishes

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    Very beautiful indeed. You are very brave. I really, really like the decoration on the sand dollar, a little piece of Puerto Rico for Phillip.

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    A beautiful tradition, Maura. The addition of the glass from Puerto Rico for Phillip is perfect.

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    a very touching memorial!

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    I love this, it's so fitting and wonderful and celebrates your happy memories of your trip together. - martha

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    That is beautiful!!

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