A man who lost his five-month-old son has penned a very touching tribute for the departed child.
A father who lost his 5-months-old son, Joel Chiemeriwo Onyekuru, is yet to get over his painful loss as he wrote a very touching tribute for the child. The toddler died on January 16, 2016, sending his parents into sorrow and mourning.
Read what the sad Onyekuru wrote on his Facebook wall:
"I call you Ichie Junior. He only spent 5 months with us, (My wife, Pearl, Nathan and I). But you filled us with joy and laughter. His smile can heal. He was always happy only when he is hungry even at that, throw him up and he will stop crying.
We take selfies together; I talk to him as if he's an adult. I know your mum, my wife has more faith, she kept and carried you for days after the doctor told us you had gone.
Your elder brother and sister still ask after you cos they don't see you here. Your elder brother, Nathan, behaves strangely; he acts restless, guess he misses you. The mystery about your death is after the doctor gave us the news, we didn't lay you to rest cos your body was still the same even after four days; no smelling, no colour change only your chest was cold.
After you left, your mum wakes up every morning with tears; only God Almighty can heal her of your absence.
I can go on and on, even write a book about your life on earth. Well, I just want the whole world to know I was, I mean, I AM Proud to call you my son, JOEL CHIEMERIWO ONYEKURU. Dad still loves you. My guy, rest in peace,"
May God give the parents and siblings the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
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