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Offline bear60

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Our friend Bob
« on: September 25, 2011, 02:51:42 PM »
Time to get this off my chest.  
Our friend Bob has been diagnosed with anal cancer.  He has been taken off the kidney donor list.  He is on chemotherapy for the cancer.  (I heard that if he still needs a kidney in 5 years he will be put back on the donor list.)  In the meantime he is on dialysis and on chemo.  His new liver seems to be ok.
Needless to say we are all very disappointed in this turn of events.  
I just felt I had to let you(all) know.
It makes me so sad.
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Re: Our friend Bob
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2011, 03:24:37 PM »
gosh that is very sad news to hear Joel. Bob seems to get about never get a break.
I'm still thinking and worrying about him. :-*
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Re: Our friend Bob
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2011, 03:28:14 PM »
Very sad news ... Thanks for letting us know .
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Re: Our friend Bob
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2011, 04:33:20 PM »
I,m sorry , take care all off you
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Offline J.R.E.

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Re: Our friend Bob
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2011, 04:36:47 PM »

This is sad news.  I will keep Bob in my thoughts.  Will keep all of you in my thoughts.

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Offline aztecan

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Re: Our friend Bob
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2011, 08:30:01 PM »
Hey Joel,

Sorry for the delay in posting. I am having ISP issues.

I am sorry to hear about Bob. I will be keeping him in my thoughts and sending as much supportive energy as I can.


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Re: Our friend Bob
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2011, 08:31:30 PM »
Hey Joel, somehow I missed this post last week. I'm very sorry to hear about this latest development and will keep Bob, his partner and you and Kurt in my thoughts.
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Re: Our friend Bob
« Reply #7 on: October 05, 2011, 04:14:21 AM »
Joel, so sorry to hear this.  Best wishes to all of you. :-*
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Offline bear60

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Re: Our friend Bob
« Reply #8 on: October 05, 2011, 01:41:55 PM »
Thanks for your responses guys.
Bob, if nothing, is a fighter.  He looked pretty good last time I saw him.
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Re: Our friend Bob
« Reply #9 on: October 05, 2011, 01:46:31 PM »
Thanks for your responses guys.
Bob, if nothing, is a fighter.  He looked pretty good last time I saw him.

Being a fighter is  GOOD, I wish Carl Wilcox wanted to live & fight another day but, someone else had other plans, I suppose  ???  hope bob pulls thur Joel  :)
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