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ODE TO JOSEPHINE
Lovely, sweet Josehpine, you were born a beautiful little girl.
Little did one know the darkness that gleaned inside you.
Lovely, happy Josephine, you lived the life every child should lead.
Little did they know the darkness that gleaned inside you.
Lovely, blossoming Josehpine, as a young woman you married your beau,
Joe. Till death do you part.
Little did he know the darkness that gleaned inside you.
Lovely, mothering Josephine, you give birth to a beautiful daughter,
Sandra.
Little did you know the darkness that gleaned inside you. 
Lovely, strong Josephine, you became ill.
Still, little did they know the darkness that gleaned inside you.
Lovely, presistant Josephine, you weathered the pain of all the tests.
Finally, they learned the darkness that gleaned inside you.
Lovely, brave Josephine, you stare death in the face, with a smile upon
yours.
Spreading the word of the darkness that gleaned inside you.
Lovely, sweet, happy, blossoming, mothering, strong, presistant, and
brave Josephine, on that day in May you made your way.
With the help of the darkness that gleaned inside you. 
GOOD BYE LOVELY JOSEPHINE, we shall spread the word for you now.
The darkness that gleaned, hereditary hemochromitosis.   

rene' checkett