A Grieving Mother’s Open Letter To Daughter Who Died Of Sickle Cell Anaemia





Yoruba actress, Remi Oshodi, popularly known as Remi Surutu lost her first daughter to sickle cell anemia some weeks ago. Remi, on her Instagram page, wrote an open letter to her daughter relieving their moments together.

Losing a child is a mother’s nightmare, our thoughts and prayers are with her.

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She wrote,

As a mother and child, it is natural we share both physical and abstract tours, laughter, pain, and compliments; but we honestly shared a bond I cannot find a most appropriate adjective for it yet.

As your friend, It has never been in my intentions to see you go through any form of pain. But as human, pain can emanate from any form and when your pain began, I have always sought God’s favor to transfer your pains so you will be fully lively as you want. And in your pain, you were strong for us. We went everywhere together.

You were my immediate younger sister and remain one of the best things that ever happened to me. My confidante. You have never forsaken me or your sister. Dupe and Demilade will miss you.

I will keep your memories forever, and in all honesty, I can only console myself with the belief that I will see you again my beautiful, precious daughter.

Please rest well till we meet to part no more my love. My prayers and affection for you will be eternal.

I have said thank you to all that are helping to give you a lasting resting place.

Your mother

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