Cassidy’s Eulogy (as told by mom)

My daughter (I don’t like the word “step” when it comes to my children), left this world just a week ago. She was twenty-five, and heroin took her away from us.

My New Normal

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Please watch: Cassidy’s memorial scrapbook video

Written and spoken by Charla Cochran Bocchicchio at Cassidy Aspen Cochran’s Celebration of Life on November 18, 2016.

-we never intended to become the poster family for this issue, but here we are. Cassidy died of a Heroin overdose, this is our truth. We lived with this disease as a family for a very long time. We suffered, but not as much as Cassidy. For Cassidy this disease was terminal. She has now been released. The reach of Cassidy’s story is beyond our comprehension. As of this morning, over 40,000 people were “talking” about Cassidy Aspen Cochran on Facebook. Her obituary has been shared thousands of times by people from all over the country. Chris and I are getting messages and comments from 100’s of strangers every day, reaching out to comfort us and seeking comfort for their own situations. Local news stations are…

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By Kenneth T.

My blog, My way Welcome to a little piece of my life. Here you will find things concerning my everyday experiences and or my thoughts on everyday happenings. For instance you may find thoughts of my Farmstead, which is as my wife calls it, our Accidental Farming life. Perhaps on a whim, I might just jump on a soap box about what's going on with my crazy family (the immediate one, that is).~You don't need to put a penny in the coin slot for any commentary there~ You may find, new additions to what I call "Hobby-time". Ahh yes, my hobby... I make pinback buttons (some call them badges). Sorry for the shameful plug ;-) *** And then there is the outside the box or "Offtrack" thinking, part of me. Which can be anything else from aliens to the zoology of the Loch Ness monster, but will probably be more mundane as health concerns, for instance, to vaccinate or not. Is the Earth Flat or is it Hollow? Is there a dome? Is any of it real? Do you really want to know? Police brutality and the continuing corruption of established government, Big Business, Big Oil, Big Brother. Can we survive? Should we survive? The coming montrary collapse. There is so much going on, more then we see outside our windows.

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