Father’s Day: A Reminder of Loss and a Legacy Left Behind
By: Daniel Rodriguez
On Father’s Day I am painfully reminded that my little boy is no longer with me. Since my son Malaikye passed away on August 15, 2011, the special day when that bond is celebrated is especially hard to bear. This is my second Father’s Day without him.
However, it is a time when I think of my son, the wonderful memories we had together, and the legacy he left behind. After passing away, Malaikye was able to be a donor and help four people get a second chance to live thanks to the gift of life. I feel gratitude because of the amazing legacy that he left behind, a legacy of the love he was capable of. Continue reading