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Sunday, June 14, 2009

Back to Alaska

My beloved brother-in-law, George, lost his middle brother Kody in a tragic boating accident Wednesday, June 10th. Crystal and I were ticketed to leave Alaska that day and we headed back to their home in Escondido, CA. On Thursday George's mother, Darla, flew down from Alaska and on Friday we all boarded a plane and headed north.

It's heartbreaking.

Thankfully I am able to be with them, help out with the kids and handle a few of the logistics. Mainly it's just good to be around and lend a helping hand when needed.

I don't have regular internet access, so this is just a quick update. We'll head back to San Diego/Escondido next week -between Friday and Monday. In the mean time we're managing. Many, many thanks to the Colliander family and George's family for there amazing hospitality and love.

Please keep George, Crystal and the kids, George's parents Kelly and Darla, his youngest brother, Shawn, and Kody's long time girlfriend, Sara, in your prayers.

3 comments:

Roccy said...

I am so sorry. You'll all be in our prayers.

Anonymous said...

Dear Kelly,
We are so thankful that you are able to be with George and Crystal, the children and the rest of the Kings at this very difficult time. Holding all of you in prayer.
Love, Judy, Bob, Joel and Rachel

Anonymous said...

Our prayers continue...

My love always, Mama

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