“It’s OK, Jedi,” I lied over and over as I patted my friend while her body shook, partly from fear and mostly with exhaustion. “I love yo…My best friend died as I held her43012Jason Berek-LewisDennettApr 9, 2018·1 min readHad this same heartbreaking experience one week ago. Said the same words. Lying and crying while saying goodbye. Hugs to you from Florida. Two strangers sharing the same pain.