Not goodbye.

My mom, Doris Williams Flemming, passed away just before 4:30 this morning. She had battled breast cancer for over seven years, undergoing various forms of chemotherapy and a mastectomy.

I’ll be writing more about this in the coming days/weeks, as I find it helps me process… life.

For now, I’ll share what I told her last night before leaving her bedside for the last time. It’s not goodbye. It’s just like she always use to say to us kids before we’d leave for school: “See you later, alligator. After while, crocodile.” And give Joscelyne so many kisses for me.

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