"...The only thing worse than the pain of losing a loved one is the pain of never loving or being loved in the first place. In a way, the pain of grief is a gift to us because it is evidence of the presence of love..."
To the OP Pack Mom and Dad, and to Thunder and Phantom - thank you for letting us get to know Dakota. This sweet, beautiful girl touched a lot of lives and hearts, as do the rest of you.
Rest in peace, Dakota. And know that you will always be very well-loved.
The Ao4 and our parents.