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For Courtney...with love

Dear Courtney,

You don't know me, at least in the flesh..I am not a person to hold my words and most defenately do not hold my feelings. I am an open sould and mind...but not now. I logged on to see what was new, and am speechless



For a first time, I am completely speechless and to be honest I have absolutely no idea what I can say or may say...I have hundreds of thoughts about your current stage (let's call it a stage, one of many you will thread on), and no matter what I try to write, nothing comes out.

I think there is nothing I can say to make you feel better, and worse my inability to help you is making me terribly mad and sad. I am sorry that for the first time...I can't talk.

All i can say is we pray for you, and not a day goes by I don't think about you...

I can't, no matter how hard I think and imagine, have an idea how you are feeling, and what I could do to help.

All I can do is say hi, hang in there, and remeber, you have a friend 3500 miles due east of you....

My love to you, and hold tight....

Que a nossa Senhora de Fatima te proteja...

Boa sorte.

Alex and family
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Well said Gui... and welcome back.. Say hi to the missus and kids for me.
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Well put Alex, we all feel the same but couldn't put it into words the way you just did.
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Alex, I am sitting by Courtney bedside. She wants me to type the following as she is not able to do it herself. Courtney's words:

Thank you for coming back, Alex! I don't like losing contact with friends. I think of you and your family often. My love to you and your family!! Courtney
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Courtney,
A lot of people from around the world are thinking of you right now. Lock that thought in your brain, young lady.
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Courtney - We've been thinkning of you since first reading about your condition. Alex has put into words what we simply couldn't. Please know that we are all here for you, thinking of you, and praying for you.

Your friends in Washington,

Nathan & Cathy
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Well done well said Alex, a lot of us, (I know I do) check in to see hows she's doing, but can't express our thoughts.

Courtney has been and will be in our constant prayers
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