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You were my sunshine on my darkest day You kept me super grounded when I didn’t know what to say You often tried to tell me just what I should do But I only nodded my head because I am like you You saved me from myself on more than one occasion You listened to me carefully when I had to make a decision Tragedy struck for you and I wanted to be there I wanted to tell you what to do but I didn’t dare You’re mind started slipping and you knew things were not right You thought you’d take a drive and you ran a traffic light We took you to the doctor and got a startling diagnosis You had a devastating disease Lewy Body Dementia It took you from one extreme to another We never knew who we’d be dealing with an ass or a father You slowed down on your eating backed it way off You started losing weight because you weren’t eating enough. Three bites turned to two your nose running through and through You starved yourself to death now we despise Lewy Body too

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