FSZ: How have you coped with death?

Kristopher Carrasco, Multimedia Editor

We asked students how they have coped with the death of someone who was close to them on a personal level.

 

1. Evelyn Verdun – Undecided major

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Evelyn Verdin, Undecided major Photo credit: Kristopher Carrasco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Well it was a death to an old member of my family, so I just got closer to my family. I cried a lot. I didn’t hold back.”

 

2. Judy Velasquez – Nursing major

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Judy Velasquez, Nursing major Photo credit: Kristopher Carrasco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“When it comes to death, I kind of shut down. I cry, but at the same time, it’s not always negative. [I] kind of have to think they’re in a better place and they’re are not suffering anymore.”

3. Crystal Grant – Undecided major

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Crystal Grant, Undecided major Photo credit: Kristopher Carrasco



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“I imagine they’re on a vacation. Eventually, I’ll see them.”

 

4. Jennette Robles – Dentistry major

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“I just need some time alone when you know someone passes away. I need some time for myself and get away from everyone.”

 

5. Josh Lopez – Engineering major

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Josh Lopez, Nursing major Photo credit: Kristopher Carrasco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Friends and family being together, you know; having each other’s back(s). A lot of family reunions, we actually went to a couple bars, had a couple beers for him [and] pour one out for a fallen friend.”