COVID-19 Hits Home
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Silver MemberPosts: 1040New Article Announcements & Discussionson: April 19, 2020 at 10:10 pm
It’s been a very sad few days at the Raber household. Yesterday my father-in-law, Jack Fadely passed away. Yet another victim of COVID-19. I share some of my thought and feelings about my second dad, Jack Fadely. You can read it HERE.
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Silver MemberPosts: 655Re: COVID-19 Hits HomeReply #1 on: April 19, 2020 at 11:01 pm
Thank you so much for communicating these very personal thoughts to the PhotoPXL community. It is a fitting tribute to Jack, your relationship with him, his importance to your life and all he stood for in the community. It is very touching and it brings far too close to home the fact that behind all those statistics there are real people whose lives were so meaningful to so many others. It is through telling the personal and the touching side of this pandemic, in case it needs reminding, how we understand that human life is more important than the fluctuating values of 401K plans and the outcome of the next election. Those who make public policy influencing life and death need to pay heed and those of us who are fortunate to be amongst the living must abide by your advice to be careful in order to stay well. We understand the anxiety you both are going through, we hope you have both been spared this illness and we wish both of you good health and strength going forward.
All the best,
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Gold MemberPosts: 103Re: COVID-19 Hits HomeReply #2 on: April 20, 2020 at 12:31 am
Sorry for your loss…hope you guys can weather the storm….
ParticipantPosts: 23Re: COVID-19 Hits HomeReply #3 on: April 20, 2020 at 2:58 am
My warmest condolences. I understand your grief well and wish you and Debra solace and the memory of the happy times with Jack. I hope we can find a way out of this subspace rift soon. And that we learn the lessons that will help us deal with such crises in the future.
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ParticipantPosts: 22Re: COVID-19 Hits HomeReply #4 on: April 20, 2020 at 8:36 am
Sorry for your loss, Kevin and Debra, he sounds like a fine man.
And your sentiments Kevin are entirely on point. The world will get through this if we work together. I’ve four extended family members so far with covid-19 and thankfully all are weathering it, but friends have lost parents, its devastating, the sense of being taken too early.
ParticipantPosts: 21Re: COVID-19 Hits HomeReply #5 on: April 20, 2020 at 9:58 am
So sorry to hear about your loss. Unfortunately, old people in caring homes are amongst the highest number of casualties in several countries, including mine, Portugal. In many cases, the virus was introduced in the homes via the staff, who were either asymptomatic, or not tested.
Wish you stay safe with the family.
ParticipantPosts: 70Re: COVID-19 Hits HomeReply #6 on: April 20, 2020 at 10:16 am
What an eloquent tribute. So sorry to hear about this.
ParticipantPosts: 7Re: COVID-19 Hits HomeReply #7 on: April 20, 2020 at 11:23 am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Debra during this challenging time. Thanks for sharing this with us. I sincerely hope everyone that reads this takes note and extra caution until a solution is found. Stay safe and keep us posted on all of your family’s health during this pandemic.
Silver MemberPosts: 64Re: COVID-19 Hits HomeReply #8 on: April 20, 2020 at 7:03 pm
Kevin & Debra,
Our hearts and prayers go out to you both. May you find comfort in knowing how many people are thinking of you. Stay safe and be healthy.
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ParticipantPosts: 1Re: COVID-19 Hits HomeReply #9 on: April 20, 2020 at 7:42 pm
So sorry for you and Debra. A very nice tribute.
ParticipantPosts: 4Re: COVID-19 Hits HomeReply #10 on: April 20, 2020 at 7:53 pm
Kevin, I’m so sorry for your and Debra’s loss. Your article was a wonderful tribute to your father in law and your amazing relationship with him. You were very lucky to have him in your life. I hope the pain eases soon and you can focus on the good memories. Best, Will Lee
ParticipantPosts: 13Re: COVID-19 Hits HomeReply #11 on: April 20, 2020 at 8:35 pm
Kevin and Debra,
Please accept my sincere sympathies. Your loss is surely almost unbearable and I feel for you. Your words show that there was, is, much love in your family and that will sustain you in the days and years ahead.
Wishing you all the best,
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