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post #1 of 15 Old 09-19-2010, 11:12 AM Thread Starter
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Dad finished his battle with cancer

Hi everyone,
Been pretty choked up and haven't been to keep myself together.

After not seeing my dad for years, I was contacted by him just 6 weeks ago when he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. At the age of 59 he's just passed away of very rapidly growing brain tumor(my mother was also diagnosed with a brain tumor 4 years ago). The most amazing man I have ever known.

The last time I saw him(a month ago). My fiance carried him to the top of this very small hill so we could take a picture together. Going to miss him very much.

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post #2 of 15 Old 09-19-2010, 11:16 AM
I'm sorry for your loss. It's always so tragic to lose any family member, and especially a parent.

The only advice I can offer is to learn from this. Life is too short to not speak to/see anyone you care about.

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post #3 of 15 Old 09-19-2010, 11:23 AM
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Sorry to here about that :(
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post #4 of 15 Old 09-19-2010, 11:43 AM
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I'm so sorry for your loss. Losing a parent is always so sad. How scary that both your parents were diagnosed with brain tumors. I hope with time you'll feel better soon. *hugs*

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post #5 of 15 Old 09-19-2010, 11:48 AM
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I am so sorry for your loss. There are no words. Prayer's for you and your family that you might find peace in all the happy memories.
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post #6 of 15 Old 09-19-2010, 12:29 PM
I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. It is very difficult to lose a parent.
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post #7 of 15 Old 09-19-2010, 04:14 PM
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I'm so very sorry that you lost your dad :(

He looks very happy in that picture and that's a great momento to have. Hugs ( ) ( )

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post #8 of 15 Old 09-19-2010, 04:44 PM
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i'm so very sorry.
thoughts,hugs to you and your family.
beautiful picture to treasure forever.

when you set up a new tank,hide an extra
sponge or two behind some decor,that way you have
something seeded for you next filter.
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post #9 of 15 Old 09-19-2010, 07:35 PM
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Sorry for your loss
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post #10 of 15 Old 09-19-2010, 10:02 PM
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I'm sorry about the loss of your dad. I lost my mom to cancer in 1995, so can relate to your pain. I hope you give yourself lots of time to grieve. What a great picture of the two of you together.
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