Charles  Queija

Charles Queija


This was the last time that I saw my twin brother Charlie alive. It was Christmas Day 2000. He was the most loving, kind, and generous person that I’d ever known. He had a great sense of humor and lived to make others laugh. Charlie struggled with drug addiction for so many years. He lived a double life because he didn’t want others to know the demons he battled. He was found dead of “drug overdose / multiple drug toxicity.”

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Christine Ruiz
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I miss my brother each and every day. He died Valentine’s Day 2001. Gone too soon.
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