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« Reply #30 on: November 21, 2010, 04:07 AM »

What a beautiful story. I am sure she would be very proud. My deepest sympathies to you and your family.

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« Reply #31 on: November 21, 2010, 04:59 AM »

Thank you Allan...



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« Reply #32 on: November 21, 2010, 09:04 PM »

Beautiful story Allen.
I was shocked to see this on Facebook, and am at a loss of what to say, other than you and your family have my deepest sympathy.

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« Reply #33 on: November 22, 2010, 08:28 AM »

Allen, even though we have never met, your beautiful love story has touched my heart. I am so sorry for your loss. I will pray for you, your daughters, and Amy's family. May the Lord give you all strength and peace to get through the holidays and beyond. Know you have support from your kiting family here, as well.

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« Reply #34 on: November 22, 2010, 06:51 PM »

Allen my friend,
I'm so sorry for what you are going through. When I saw this on facebook I called Shannon...
I don't have the words.
Take care buddy, we're all thinking of you.

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« Reply #35 on: November 22, 2010, 07:35 PM »

Sorry for your loss Allen.

"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."

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« Reply #36 on: November 22, 2010, 07:44 PM »

As many have said, no words i can type will help.
Keeping you and the family in my prayers

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« Reply #37 on: November 23, 2010, 03:02 PM »

I'm so sorry for your loss. I had no clue that what started as a great story was heading where it ended. It also touches me about the salvation found in our kiting vocation. We forget the soothing aspect of simple flight. I will loft one for Amy and love.

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« Reply #38 on: November 23, 2010, 04:52 PM »

It reminds me of the movie Love Story. Allen, you a truly a lucky man to have had her for these years. I am very sorry for your loss. Keep on truckin, a good man like yourself will find someone else!
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« Reply #39 on: November 24, 2010, 01:34 AM »

barnbys read your post this morning - we remembered the lovely email she sent to robbie

he picked up his guitar before rushing off to school :
From Robbie to Amy

lets fly one together soon Allen
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« Reply #40 on: November 24, 2010, 09:27 AM »

Allen, I haven't been on the forum in a while but someone pointed me to this thread.  I don't think I can add anything that hasn't already been said here, but Steph and I both want to offer you our deepest condolences on your profound loss.  Our paths haven't crossed in a long time, but you're one of the nicest people we've met in kiting, and we hope for you the inner strength to get you through this.
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« Reply #41 on: November 24, 2010, 10:21 AM »

Thank you all for the kind words, good advice and support.

I've been trying to do as many "normal" things as possible during this crazy time, and yesterday I found myself posting on GWTW and BlueMoon. That may not be the best measure, but I am doing OK.

Thank you especially to Steve for making this a place I could feel comfortable making a very personal, way off topic post about Amy.

Thanks also to those who have sent cards.

As for David and Robbie, I'm just overwhelmed. Just beautiful. Deeep, deep thanks.

The back story is that maybe a couple of year's ago David's son Robbie started making videos of his guitar playing. Amy overheard one I was playing and asked about it. Soon she had seen all the videos and was asking me for David & Robbie's email address. She sent Robbie some enthusistic fan mail. A classic Amy story.

Allen, AKA kitehead
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