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Offline Mister Fork

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Rough week
« on: December 17, 2023, 08:15:58 PM »
Hey everyone,

It's been a rough week in my life. Tuesday on December 5, my daughter called and informed me she had leukemia. Thursday a biopsy confirmed and she started her treatment on Saturday (the 9th). Tuesday last at 8:51am, she passed from complications of leukemia. Strange enough, my favourite uncle died four hours prior after a long battle with bone cancer.

My elderly parents happened to be flying home to visit my uncle but he passed before they could see him. Little did they know I would be flying home too as they would also be helping bury my daughter.  She would of been 24 this Friday. Funeral is this Tuesday, exactly two weeks from when she first called me.

She loved flying sims, and would sometimes join me flying online in IL2 and here in the WWI arena. She had a big heart, and showed everyone she met love. She leaves behind a husband and an 8 year old grandson who I also love very much and have connected with.

To my princess of the sky, you are always with me.

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« Last Edit: December 17, 2023, 08:18:18 PM by Mister Fork »
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Re: Rough week
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2023, 08:58:03 PM »
Oh my God.  So sorry for your unfathomable loss, Mister Fork.  Words absolutely fail at a time like this.  Will keep you and your family in my thoughts. 


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Re: Rough week
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2023, 09:13:32 PM »
Im so sorry for your lose.  :pray

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Re: Rough week
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2023, 09:15:51 PM »
So sorry to hear of your loss Mister Fork. Loss of a child has to be one of the hardest burdens to carry. Prayers for you and the family sir.  :pray
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Re: Rough week
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2023, 09:19:01 PM »
Hey everyone,

It's been a rough week in my life. Tuesday on December 5, my daughter called and informed me she had leukemia. Thursday a biopsy confirmed and she started her treatment on Saturday (the 9th). Tuesday last at 8:51am, she passed from complications of leukemia. Strange enough, my favourite uncle died four hours prior after a long battle with bone cancer.

My elderly parents happened to be flying home to visit my uncle but he passed before they could see him. Little did they know I would be flying home too as they would also be helping bury my daughter.  She would of been 24 this Friday. Funeral is this Tuesday, exactly two weeks from when she first called me.

She loved flying sims, and would sometimes join me flying online in IL2 and here in the WWI arena. She had a big heart, and showed everyone she met love. She leaves behind a husband and an 8 year old grandson who I also love very much and have connected with.

To my princess of the sky, you are always with me.

 :airplane:

I can't imagine. I have 2 young daughters. Not sure what to say other then you are in our prayers.

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Re: Rough week
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2023, 09:20:12 PM »
My deepest condolences. So very sorry for your loss.

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Re: Rough week
« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2023, 09:31:16 PM »
She had a big heart, and showed everyone she met love.

Oh, lord, Fork, I am so sorry.  I share your nightmare, as you know. 

I remember how strangely it was physically exhausting, even though I wasn't doing anything strenuous.  Try to get some rest, stay away from the bottle as much as possible.  There really is no way around the next few months, and there are years after that.  Thank the heavens that the boy has a father, so that he and you and your beautiful wife can help him over these days and years.

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Re: Rough week
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2023, 09:32:08 PM »
I'm so sorry for your losses, Mister Fork.

Take care.  :salute
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Re: Rough week
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2023, 11:31:42 PM »
Oh my gosh. I am so very sorry. That's just horrible.
I'm keeping you and your family in my prayers.
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Re: Rough week
« Reply #9 on: December 17, 2023, 11:47:36 PM »
Wow… so sorry that is unfair to the max! Hit the cartoon skies for some escape from reality when you can!  :salute
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Re: Rough week
« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2023, 01:55:45 AM »
My sincere condolences. Life is fragile and can vanish so fast.     


         

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Re: Rough week
« Reply #11 on: December 18, 2023, 02:04:28 AM »
That sucks Mister Fork, loss of a child has to be a parents worst nightmare.

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Re: Rough week
« Reply #12 on: December 18, 2023, 06:09:37 AM »
So sorry for your loss Mister Fork

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Re: Rough week
« Reply #13 on: December 18, 2023, 07:43:28 AM »
Wow, Mr. Fork, so sorry to hear. My condolences to you and your family.  :pray your daughter seemed like an awesome person.

I'm suspicious of the hospitals treatment. Seems like to be diagnosed only to pass away a few days later after treatment is very suspect to me. Such a shame.
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Re: Rough week
« Reply #14 on: December 18, 2023, 07:55:48 AM »
Very sorry to hear that Mr. Fork.
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