“My mom had a goal from the start, to watch me go to my senior prom and to see me and my sister, Madeline, walk across the stage at graduation. She achieved both of those goals.”
As her mother’s condition worsened, Harman described the agony of knowing she was going to lose her mother, writing: “My heart shattered into a million pieces.”
Harman recalled being by her mother’s side almost constantly towards the end and feeling a sense of “relief” when the final moment came that “my mom passed away just the way she wanted to and I knew she wasn’t in pain anymore”.
The essay left other TikTokers in tears, with many in the comments commenting on how proud her mother would be of her.
“I can’t stop crying,” one person commented.
Another said: “Beautifully written, I know she is so proud of you.”
Someone else wrote: “I’m sobbing.”
One TikToker commented: “This has me ugly crying right now, you’re so strong. I know your mom is so proud of who you’ve become.”
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