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the_vacant_chair [2019/02/13 21:27]
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the_vacant_chair [2019/02/27 12:54] (current)
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 I had just gotten out of the Army in June, so I was going to go with my grandmother,​ my mother and Bill to Knoxville. Then about 3 days before we were to leave I got a call for a job interview for the day after we were supposed to leave, so I decided it was more important to do the job interview and I decided not to go.              I had just gotten out of the Army in June, so I was going to go with my grandmother,​ my mother and Bill to Knoxville. Then about 3 days before we were to leave I got a call for a job interview for the day after we were supposed to leave, so I decided it was more important to do the job interview and I decided not to go.             
  
-I drove them to the airport and I thought my grandmother had talked to the airlines about the flight, but she hadn’t, so we went to counter and I helped them get the tickets. I stayed with them until they boarded. The three of them could board first because Bill was blind. ​            +I drove them to the airport and I thought my grandmother had talked to the airlines about the flight, but she hadn’t, so we went to the counter and I helped them get the tickets. I stayed with them until they boarded. The three of them could board first because Bill was blind. ​            
  
 My father, my brother and I saw on the 11:00 pm news that the plane had crashed. At 2am United called and informed us they were on that plane and they had died. I remember that I had trouble sleeping until United called and said they had identified the body of my mother. We had my mother'​s funeral on a Wednesday and my grandmother'​s and Bill Whittaker'​s on Thursday. ​ My father, my brother and I saw on the 11:00 pm news that the plane had crashed. At 2am United called and informed us they were on that plane and they had died. I remember that I had trouble sleeping until United called and said they had identified the body of my mother. We had my mother'​s funeral on a Wednesday and my grandmother'​s and Bill Whittaker'​s on Thursday. ​
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