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A tragedy within our community

PostAuthor: Scurvy_Platypus » Thu Apr 22, 2004 9:44 pm

On Wednesday, April 21, 2004 at about 14:00 EST the young son of Nithia passed away as the result of Batten Disease.

I've tried to write this for the last hour, and still can't figure out what to say, or how to say it. At times we all become wrapped up in our own little worlds, both online and offline. But when something like this happens, it jolts all of us.

My understanding is the arrangements are next week. Any persons that are interested in making a donation to aid her with the arrangements, please contact me via PM.

Any persons intrested in learning more about Batten Disease should go to the Batten Disease Support and Research Association. The have more information about this disease, which is always fatal in cases involving children. Although they are able to diagnose it, there is currently no known cause of this disease, nor treatment for it.
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PostAuthor: sarek88 » Thu Apr 22, 2004 9:49 pm

I have not been here for as long as most, but I know that a tragedy for one of the members of this community is a tragedy for all of us. I am sorry
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PostAuthor: Dirk Cutlass » Thu Apr 22, 2004 9:54 pm

This is extremely sad news indeed. And certainly when a tragedy like this happens it puts one's own very minor probelms into perspective.

My condolences. My thoughts are with you.
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PostAuthor: Teria Kross » Thu Apr 22, 2004 10:43 pm

Themi and I both agree, tis a sad day for all avlisians, when one of our own suffers a loss. Our prayers and our condolences are with you.

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PostAuthor: maelwydd » Thu Apr 22, 2004 11:11 pm

My thought are with you.
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PostAuthor: KosmtecOrion » Thu Apr 22, 2004 11:12 pm

:cry:

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PostAuthor: CuRoi » Thu Apr 22, 2004 11:33 pm

As the father of two, I imagine there are no words which can adequately console at a time such as this. But Nithia, please know that you have the deepest sympathies of myself and my entire family.

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PostAuthor: Comick » Fri Apr 23, 2004 12:05 am

:cry: :cry: :cry:

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PostAuthor: Draconis » Fri Apr 23, 2004 12:17 am

My prayers and energy goes out to you, Nithia, and your family.
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PostAuthor: Manuel the White » Fri Apr 23, 2004 12:47 am

I am so terribly sorry for the loss of your child.
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PostAuthor: Aralee » Fri Apr 23, 2004 2:16 am

I don't have the words.. I'm just so sorry Nith. :cry:

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PostAuthor: Orleron » Fri Apr 23, 2004 3:02 am

Words are so inadequate for things like this. ..... Please accept our condolence.
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PostAuthor: Cymbolism » Fri Apr 23, 2004 3:43 am

My deepest sympathies to all the family.
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PostAuthor: bolo » Fri Apr 23, 2004 3:47 am

I'm so sorry this happened to you and your family.My prayers and thoughts go out to you.
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PostAuthor: JollyOrc » Fri Apr 23, 2004 4:15 am

Nithia, I cannot express how much I am sorry over this. I can only offer my condolences, as feeble they must seem to you.
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PostAuthor: TheElvenKing » Fri Apr 23, 2004 4:15 am

I wish there was something I could say or do to ease your pain, Nithia. Please accept my deepest condolences to you and your loved ones. :cry:
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PostAuthor: Demandred » Fri Apr 23, 2004 4:44 am

...deepest condolences

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PostAuthor: Badtznik » Fri Apr 23, 2004 5:17 am

You have my condolence... take care Nithia and family. :(
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PostAuthor: Casmicus » Fri Apr 23, 2004 6:07 am

*makes the sign of the cross*

My condolences. Blessed be....

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PostAuthor: Baggie » Fri Apr 23, 2004 6:10 am

The words may seem empty but they are said from the heart. You and your family are in my thoughts, please accept my condolences.
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PostAuthor: Heronimous Fox » Fri Apr 23, 2004 8:31 am

Please accept my deepest condolences.
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PostAuthor: denor firefly » Fri Apr 23, 2004 8:32 am

My deepest condolences.
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PostAuthor: svg » Fri Apr 23, 2004 8:38 am

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Deep Peace of the silent stars to you
Deep Peace of the flowing air to you
Deep Peace of the quiet earth to you
May Peace fill your soul
Let Peace make you whole.

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My deepest Condolences to you and yours.
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PostAuthor: kombinat » Fri Apr 23, 2004 9:11 am

Words are insufficient at such times, but they're the best we have to work with. Heartfelt sorrow and condolences for you and yours, Nithia, may the pain pass but the memories live on.
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PostAuthor: Bas-Postma » Fri Apr 23, 2004 9:31 am

My condolences.

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