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  1. Hi all, I found out the other day that my grandfather’s son from his second marriage has passed. He was 6 months younger than me (25 when he died), so it hit me especially hard. He asked us for financial help a while back in caring for his dad (my grandpa) and we said that we would gladly buy him food, medical supplies, pay for a nurse etc, but would not give him cash, since he would most probably not spend it on my grandfather (he had a history of this, taking a two week trip for fun, for example). Anyway, he cursed us out and we stopped talking. Through social networks, I found out he passed away almost two years ago. He had been drinking a lot after his dad got sick, got in with some bad people, and was found on his bed with a skull fracture. I am glad we did not enable him by giving him money, but I am still so sad that his life, his talent, was wasted in such a way. Have any of you had such a family member that you had to stop talking to who then passed? I guess I just wanted to vent and maybe tell others who have gone through this that they are not alone. Thank you for listening.
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