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November 15, 2018

My brother, Jim Burnett Sr., aka Jiminy Cricket in Groundwaters, is dying. He’s in the end stages of terminal esophageal cancer, and has been told he has only a short time remaining.

Yesterday, my sister Barbara (I call her B.J.) and I drove to Vancouver, where Jim and his wife, Jonni, currently live, to spend some time with him. He is no longer able to eat or even swallow, and has not eaten anything considered “food” in about two weeks. He’s been existing on ice chips and, up until yesterday, occasional sips of warm tea. Yesterday, the tea would no longer go down.

Despite all of t...

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