So, our search has come to fruition. Our closure is at hand, albeit we acknowledge it will be a lifelong process. As our family gathered to hear the news I had received, our collective tears streamed down, and we let them flow as freely as they would, making of them a pillow for our hearts. There's nobody now who saw just what Jack saw, knows what he knew, remembers what he remembered, loves what he loved. A person, an-irreplaceable person, is gone. Our family, all of us, are in solidarity with those who sit beside us on humanity's mourning bench. However far be it from this family to wallow away in despair, bitterness, hopelessness. For we know beyond the shadow of doubt, that Jack is with his Father in heaven now, without a trace of mental illness, absent from all evil, exploring the mountain tops of heaven, eagerly anticipating our arrival.
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