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Old 01-09-2012, 02:54 PM
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Oh no, Ive been smacked sideways :-(

My Nephew, only 26 , died this morning from a rare blood disorder called aplastic anaemia.

Life is short, folks, enjoy and savour every moment.

Thing is, I am working in Dubai, and he lived in South Africa. His dad (my brother) is there and I need to fly down there soonest.
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Old 01-09-2012, 03:50 PM
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I am so sorry for your loss. I sincerely hope you are able to get there and be for your family quickly.
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Old 01-09-2012, 04:53 PM
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Bassman,

I am so sorry about the loss of your nephew.

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Old 01-09-2012, 04:59 PM
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Hugs! Sorry for your loss
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Old 01-10-2012, 10:35 PM
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I am so sorry about your loss.
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Old 01-11-2012, 01:26 PM
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Thank you everyone.
We'd sort of grown apart a bit lately. But I was very involved in his life from birth to about 17.

Of course, I am travelling (8 hours flight) to be at the service, and to support my poor brother. Can you imagine losing a child?

I dont even WANT to think about how I might feel if it happened to my lil boy - I probably could not carry on, actually.

I live in the UK, my nephew was in South Africa, his dad lives in Thailand. I have another brother in Australia, and we will all be in Johannesburg for 2 weeks, together again as brothers, for a while.

it will be nice to see them, of course, but the circumstances....
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