In October Monica's mother, Esperanza, was diagnosed with late stage ovarian cancer. Monica flew out there and her sister, Clara arrived from Costa Rica. There was little that medicine could do except ease her pain.
|Abuela with her grandchildren|
And on December 9th she died.
In January we'll have a memorial service for her in California, and I hope by then I will have been able to put together the words to express some of what she meant to all of us.
|With her daughters two years ago|