She came around noon on that last day, without gloves, a jacket or a face mask. She would joke 'The sun can't make my skin dark'. She would bring home made cakes and let the girls watch cartoon after lunch, then would lead them outside to do gardening. After a 15 minutes break, they started rearranging the rocks. She was about to leave at sunset when Mother N asked for her help to set up a statue of the Blessed Mother.
"I rarely pray," Kim Vy thought out loud. But everyone agreed that her actions were louder than prayers.
Last days of 2012
Translated by Dong An, Jacqueline Huynh and Mr. Phung. The original version in Vietnamese entitled "Hết Mình"