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Jan Trinks
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Hi all:

Basketcase here. Just wanted to ask for your prayers. Here it is almost 8 weeks since Charlie passed away and now my brother Richard who lives in Chattanooga had a massive hemorrhage of the brain late Tues. night. He's the one who came down here and did what I needed done around my house two weeks ago and had had a physical that week and declared disgustingly healthy. THis is just a little too much to handle with two in less than 8 weeks. He is in a hospital in Huntsville as the hospitals in CHatt were full and because he is on life support and some federal reg. with life support he has to be in a hospital where there are neurosurgeons and beds. He is not totally brain dead but close. He has not regained consciousness since this happened. The doctors say that his wife needs to be thinking about whether to turn off the life support or place him in a nursing home. He was 67 in Sept. He was supposed to come down today to finish up some things and I did talk to him on Tuesday. Please pray for us and my sister-in-law and my niece and nephew. This really hard as it looks like in less than two years time I will have lost a husband and two brothers. Thanks so much. Love y'all and God Bless!


connieprice1's picture
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Jan - I am sorry to hear of your situation. I guess when a person thinks they got it real bad, someone always has it worse. Remember miracles happen everyday!

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I am so sorry to hear what is happening with your brother. You are right, all of these tremendous losses, so close together...unbearable. Know that a prayer has been sent up for your brother and your family. You are thoughtful to keep us in your life.

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Jan, I'm so sorry to hear about your brother. We just don't know why some people are asked to bear so much. It's impossible to understand.

Prayers for your brother, family and you.

You're in my thoughts


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My heart broke when I read this, you have been through so much already. You and your family will be in my prayers. Miracles do happen and I am praying for one for your brother.

Stay strong,

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Coming your way Jan, hoping for the best for you and your brother...


Hondo's picture
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Words can’t express the sadness I am feeling right now as I read your post, my prayers are with you all.

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I am so sorry to hear about your brother Richard. This is such sad new's as I know how much of a help & comfort he has been to you. My thought's & prayer's are with you both.

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I am in Huntsville. My brother passed away from a reperfussive stroke in May of this year - the day before we got my husband's diagnosis of hypopharyngeal cancer.

Please let me know of anything I can do to help.

Prayers being lifted.

And hugs to you, Jan.

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I am so sorry to hear about your brother. Sometimes life does seem so unfair. Miracles do happen. I'll be praying for you and your family.

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I will be praying for Richard and your family.



friend of Bill
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So sorry for you, your brother and family. Life seems to pile on us at times. Will do light a candle, say a prayer for all of you. I've been through this with my sister, so I know it's a draining hour by hour ordeal - take care of yourself.


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Prayers for your brother, family and you.


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Positive thoughts coming your way.


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I am so very sorry for what you are going through. I cannot believe all you are having to bear, especially in such a short time. Please know that the prayers of me and my family are with you, as are the prayers of so many on this board. Keep us posted and let us help as much as we possibly can.

Love and prayers,

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Prayers sent out and up to the Supreme Commander for your brother and all your family.

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Thoughts and prayers with you and your family. God bless. xoox

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As with everyone else, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

delnative's picture
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As if you haven't been through enough!
Prayers headed your way.

--Jim in Delaware

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Thinking of you and so sorry to hear of your troubles Jan......Special Prayer for you tonight...Dennis

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Thinking of you and your brother. Prayers are already on their way.


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I am so sorry for your losses! I cannot imagine how your heart must be so torn! My prayers are with you, and Richard. I am happy to hear of your faith, so you know He is with you.
God bless you, and know God has you in His hands,and your faith will sustain you.
Love and Prayers, Patty

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It is so hard to find words to know what to say in times like this. My heart is so broke for you . I want to scream it is not fair. Or something just so you know .
I am praying for you.

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I can not imagine what you are going through. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Please know my family is sending your family prayers and hugs.

Much Love
Kathy and Family

team stevens
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sorry to hear about all that you & your family are having to go through. remember to let go & let God. our thoughts & prayers are with you

Kim & Mike

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