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Thoughts and Prayers (UPDATE 9/2/04 @ 9:15 pm)

Discussion in 'Open Discussion (Work-safe)' started by 3yardsandacloud, Sep 1, 2004.

  1. 3yardsandacloud

    3yardsandacloud Administrator Emeritus

    I'm sorry to inform you of some sad news concerning a member of our BuckeyePlanet family. As many of you are aware from a previous thread, FKAGobucks877's mother is very ill and battling cancer. She has now slipped into a coma and is not expected to make it through the end of this week. Obviously FKA, will be with his family at this trying time. The only blessing is that the family has known this eventuality was coming. They have had a short time to prepare and talk with a family member who will soon be passing on. That is not to say anyone can be prepared for such an event.

    FKA, would like to extend his heartfelt thanks and appreciation to those who have extended their thoughts and prayers to him and his family throughout the past month or so. It is obvious that your PMs have touched FKA greatly. I would hope that as a group, we will understand if these PMs go unanswered. I think the well-wishes and requests for updates are serving as a constant reminder to FKA. A reminder that he could probably do without at this time. In that vein, I ask that you share your thoughts, prayers and well-wishes with FKA in this thread. He can view (and respond if he desires) them here and not get a constant flow of unexpected reminders in his PMs.

    Some of you also may be aware of the other news in FKA's life. 2 weeks ago today, FKA became a father for (I believe) the first time. His son, Braeden Robert, was born on August 18, 2004, at 10:00 am. While I suppose this could be seen as some type of cruel irony, I hope that this tremendous blessing will lift FKA up and help to lessen the blow of losing a loved one.

    I guess I will go first:

    While working on the Game Previews with FKA, I have gotten to know him fairly well. I will miss his input, humor and personality for the time he is away. We will muddle through, but it won't be the same. I have no great words of wisdom that can comfort in a time such as this, except to say that FKA and his family will be in my thoughts and prayers ... and the thoughts and prayers of his family at BuckeyePlanet.

    NOTE: I will try and post any updates on this thread if they become available. Also, this thread will probably be moved to the Open Discussion forum in the not too distant future.
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2004
  2. BuckeyeSkins

    BuckeyeSkins Go Bucks/Hail to the Redskins!!

    As you said 3yards, there are no great words of wisdom in situations like this. All I can say and do is offer my heartfelt condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with FKA and his family.
  3. BrutuStrength

    BrutuStrength It's time to bring it!

    My condolences, FKA. May God be with you and your family.
  4. Sloopy45

    Sloopy45 Pimp Minister Sinister

    I'll say a prayer for FKA and his family. Sorry to hear the bad news.
  5. Bucklion

    Bucklion Throwback Staff Member Former Premier League Champ

    My condolences and best wishes for your family to deal with this loss as best as possible.
  6. LoKyBuckeye

    LoKyBuckeye I give up. This board is too hard to understand.

    My prayers and thoughts are with your family, FKA. Keep fighting the good fight.
  7. BuckBackHome

    BuckBackHome Wolverine is largest member of weasel family

    You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers, FKA. I lost my Mom a few years ago to a painful illness. If you just want to shoot the breeze just PM me.
  8. FCollinsBuckeye

    FCollinsBuckeye Senior Former Game Champion


    I'm sorry to hear you and your family are going through such a difficult time, FKA. My thoughts and prayers are with you.


    Sorry to hear about your difficult time, Losing a loved one is hard.
  10. ysubuck

    ysubuck Be water my friend.

    Thoughts and prayers are with you FKA.

    Having a child is indeed a blessing, and hopefully grandma was able to spend some time with her grandson.
  11. BB73

    BB73 Loves Buckeye History Staff Member Bookie '16 & '17 Upset Contest Winner

    My thoughts are with you and your family, FKA.

    Treasure the memories of the good times.
  12. RugbyBuck

    RugbyBuck Our church has no bells.

    I'm sorry about your mom, FKA. I can only begin to know how you feel because my dad is in remission. It really shook me up more than I would've thought when he was diagnosed. As a parent, I can tell you that your mom is happy having heard about and hopefully spent some time with your son. Seeing you as a parent is one of the best possible things you could do for her. God bless, mate.
  13. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    My thoughts are with you, FKA. I hope that if and when your mother does pass on, that it happens for her peacefully. Strength to you and your family.
  14. TallIndian

    TallIndian Rookie

    Thoughts and prayers are with you.

  15. OSUsushichic

    OSUsushichic Fired up! Ready to go!

    My thoughts and prayers to you and your family, FKA. Be strong.


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