It did not stop when my first husband died. My four other children followed. They all died from sickness. Now, I have one husband and five children left. Here I am, standing strong and striving harder at the age of 73. I was heartbroken when they died. Whenever I remember their suffering, it pains me. Everyday I try to continue loving my life. Allah still makes me feel in love every single day. Our family has a good relationship with one another. My children have their own families, we have a business that is sustaining us, and I have a husband that I love so much. At this age, we are still sweet and full of excitement. These are only some of the reasons that I always smile.

- Dianne Kathryn Datu

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