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Old 08-14-2014, 01:41 PM   #2086
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Seriously this is better than discovery channel.
^^ Yup. Excellent report with every entry.
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Old 08-14-2014, 08:51 PM   #2087
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Big stretch break for the GS and Neda
What a GREAT image!
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Old 08-14-2014, 10:38 PM   #2088
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Sending good vibes to Neda and her mom.
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Old 08-15-2014, 06:48 AM   #2089
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Wish you all the best

Welcome to Europe Neda and Gene!

I'm sorry to hear that a cruel fate changing your way, which I have followed from the beginning.
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Old 08-15-2014, 07:27 AM   #2090
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Don't give up hope! My Aunt had the same condition as Neda's mother and had treatment and surgery that fixed the spinal problem with very few side effects. It's was a long process but she is doing very well! There is hope!
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Old 08-15-2014, 08:53 AM   #2091
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Message from Neda:

I just wanted to send a big thank you to all of you at ADV who have expressed your concern and well wishes for my mom during her battle with cancer. Since our blog is behind, I just wanted to let you know that my mom spent a long six weeks in the hospital waiting for a surgery date because of secondary health complications.

She underwent a very long and complicated procedure, during which the doctors successfully removed the tumour and rebuilt the affected vertebrae. Unfortunately, she only lived another 10 days after the surgery because her body was just too weak and exhausted to recover. She passed away peacefully in her sleep.


I miss her very much and want you to know that your comments over the last two months brought me a lot of comfort.


Thank you
Hvala
Gracias
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Old 08-15-2014, 08:56 AM   #2092
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Oh man, that is terrible about your mom Neda. I'm really sorry to hear that. I do know how you feel as my mom passed away back in May.
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Old 08-15-2014, 09:02 AM   #2093
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Old 08-15-2014, 09:04 AM   #2094
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Neda - I'm so sorry for your loss

My Dad passed away 9 years ago and i still miss him, our parents are part of who we are, but this is part of life. I will think good thoughts for you every day for as long as I can. Cry, laugh but always remember you are her legacy and part of her will always be with you,
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Old 08-15-2014, 09:12 AM   #2095
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I'm very sorry for your loss. I'm glad to hear that you were able to spend her final weeks by her side. Your mother will be in my thoughts and prayers.
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Old 08-15-2014, 09:24 AM   #2096
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So sorry for your loss, may peace and fond memories of a life well lived, be with you, and yours.
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Old 08-15-2014, 09:29 AM   #2097
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Condolences to you both.

Neda, you & your mother were obviously very close, and it's very hard to lose those who are near & dear to you. I hope you find peace in knowing that her pain is over, and how fortunate is was for both of you to be able to spend time together before her passing.


It's good to know that Gene is finally catching up with you where he belongs.

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Old 08-15-2014, 09:35 AM   #2098
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Peru-nich and loss

Gene and Neda:
It's been a long way from the "big nickel" in Sudbury, and though I've been mostly quiet and well behaved sitting here in the back, your adventures have been my adventures (vicariously).

I was lifted by your pictures of Munich, particularly the Rathaus, and then deflated with the news of Neda's mom's passing.

I pray the best for you as you pass through your grief, and am confident that the sunny Croatian countryside will provide the rest and refreshment your spirits need at this time. You are an inspiration in your outlook, your forthrightness and your stunning reportage. Thank you
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Old 08-15-2014, 10:01 AM   #2099
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So Sorry

Wishing you peace in dealing with your loss. I too have been enjoying your travels and RR, now I share in your pain. Prayers sent to you and the entire network that she graced with her presence.
All the best,
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Old 08-15-2014, 10:30 AM   #2100
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