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A "loan" you are told you do not have to pay back is not a "loan", at all. Money given in that manner, without requirement of repayment, is legally a "gift".
A gift, given unconditionally, does not change its character simply because someone becomes angry. It is still a gift and does not need to be repaid.
If your cousin tries to make a claim she will have the burden of proving it was a loan and that is going to be difficult, if not impossible, given the lack of documentation and the amount of time that has passed (statute of limitations).