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Pampered Chef: Urgent prayer for a hurting family...

  1. janetupnorth

    janetupnorth Legend Member Gold Member

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    Back a few months ago we were praying for the niece of a co-worker - she was having twins and her husband was in Afghanistan. The twins came early but are doing well and he was able to fly over to see them right after birth for a few days. He then had to go back to Afghanistan.

    We just got this note from our co-worker today:

    "Just got news of my niece’s (the one that just had the twin girls in January) husband was killed in combat (Afghanistan) over the weekend.

    Please keep all of them and family in your prayers.

    Sorry I am emailing you this… just a lot easier to type it than to say it… it is really hard.

    Thanks again for all of the prayers!"
     
    Jul 14, 2009
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  2. ChefBeckyD

    ChefBeckyD Legend Member Gold Member

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    Oh, Janet. That is heartbreaking. There are no words.

    I'll be praying...
     
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  3. Ginger428

    Ginger428 Legacy Member Gold Member

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    I have NO words, but plenty of prayers.
     
    Jul 14, 2009
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  4. pkd09

    pkd09 Future Director Silver Member

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    You are right; there are no words. My thought and prayers are with that family. Her husband made the ultimate sacrifice. Thank you for letting us know.:cry:
     
    Jul 14, 2009
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  5. pattikake

    pattikake Member

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    I am so sorry to hear this. Sending thoughts your way.
     
    Jul 14, 2009
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  6. Jennie4PC

    Jennie4PC Legacy Member

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    Wow that is just so sad. Prayers will be coming thier way.
     
    Jul 14, 2009
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  7. janetupnorth

    janetupnorth Legend Member Gold Member

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    So you have names:
    Eric (husband that died)
    Tara (wife)
    Olivia and Riley - twins - 6 months old
     
    Jul 14, 2009
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  8. janetupnorth

    janetupnorth Legend Member Gold Member

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    Here is a picture of Eric holding his new babies in January:

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  9. rennea

    rennea Legacy Member Gold Member

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    How said those babies will never know their Daddy.:(
     
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  10. dkitten13

    dkitten13 Member

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    OMG, how heartbreaking! Prayers all around - I will add them to my e-mail prayer list to help lift them up.
     
    Jul 14, 2009
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  11. How Heartbreaking...that poor family! I will lift them up in prayer.
     
  12. nikked

    nikked Senior Member Gold Member

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    Oh my goodness. I have tears as I type. We will praying for this family during this horrible time.
     
    Jul 14, 2009
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