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Denise Emanuel Clemen

OH, GOD. Julie, I'm so sorry and so sad. I took 6 or 7 of Les's classes. I am beyond devastated. And you and your husband have yet another loss to bear. Why? I keep asking why?

Julie Pelc Adler

Denise, I join you in lamenting these horrible losses! Barbara, I can't imagine.... Please give my love to R. and give yourself a hug too.

Kathleen Guthrie Woods

I'm so sorry for your losses.

Jeri Okamoto Floyd

Barbara & R -- Thinking of you during this unsteady time. How lucky to have writing as a stabilizer, if only for a few moments at a time.

Barbara Force

Oh, Barbara and R. May my sympathy and love surround you like a child's blanket during this very, very difficult time. It's so hard to understand the understandable.

Mary Marks

Can't even imagine how awful you must feel. Sending a prayer upwards and a hug your way.

Laura B

Sending lots of love during this difficult time. Holding you and R. in the light.

Carol Perkins

So sorry. So sad.

loren stephens

Dear Barbara, so sorry for all these losses. Please extend my sympathies to Bob, too. Your photo is so poignant. The fog - but for those of us lucky to live another day, we will see the sun again and feel its warmth confirming that life is beautiful in spite of all the sadness. Luv, Loren XXOO

Barbara Abercrombie

Thanks for all these lovely comments - The investigation of the murder of our friend Harvey is still going on. xo

Carol Casselman

Dear Barbara,

Please accept my condolences for the terrible losses that you have suffered recently.

It's always a shock to the system. I'm sending love and healing thoughts to you. I hope you and your husband are being especially kind to yourselves now.

I heard about Mr. Cohen's tragic murder on the news. It was senseless, even for a home invasion.

Besides time, the only other thing I know that helps in difficult circumstances is good homemade matzo ball soup. You only need to ask and I will start cooking.
Peace, Carol

Teresa Richardson

Sending my sympathies on these tragic events. May comfort engulf you like a deep ocean.

Barbara Abercrombie

Again, thanks for the comments. And offer of soup!

Elizabeth Aquino

I am so sorry to hear of your friend's shocking death. And I know so many writers who adored Les Plesko -- life is indeed hard to fathom.


My condolences.

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