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Rest in Peace, Joe Grant

My Grandad passed away on Saturday. He was 91 years old. Today I shared a poem on AllPoetry.com about the last time I saw him. This follows a poem written over 6 months ago after an afternoon spent talking with him. He will be missed.

"Although death appears a dark hopeless passage, it leads back to the eternal spirit. Therefore death should be viewed not with despair. 
It is a turning over of a soul from our worldly time to the infinite. And this is our comfort, the grave cannot and does not hold them."  -- adapted from William Penn

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