Heartbreaking! This Song Expresses the Painful Experience of Watching a Loved One Slip Away.

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Liz Longley wrote the song titled “Unraveling” after her grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and Liz watched her suffer as the disease progressed.

Her grandmother, an avid antique collector, soon forgot the meaning of each piece and the names of her family members. The lyrics of “Unraveling” tell the story of watching a loved one slip away.

Listen below to hear the heartfelt song.

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