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    Cricket Web XI Moderator lord_of_darkness's Avatar
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    Icon9 Gone..!

    I'll be gone for about around 2 months to Kuwait.. as my grandad is in a very very serious condition an all (seems like a very tragic month in my real life).. and it looks to be his last days.. its sad nonetheless and im the closest grandson to him.. so rather than ballin my eyes out.. im going to try and make the most of the time i have with him.. He's made his condition worse by not eating anything for the past few days and not taking medicines and making a fuss by not going by the doctors advice.. he is of age (79) but its mainly become so bad because his 2 elder brothers passed away in a short space of time a few weeks ago.
    My flight is for tonight along with my lil brah.. and i should be back in 2 months around.. ill try and keep a check once a while if its possible. Im sure cricketweb would be a whole new world again when im back.
    Unfortunate that i cant treat this trip anything like a holiday..
    And if anyone wants to mail me regarding general stuff / cw cricket (cwxi) etc.. you know where to catch me.. reuben at globe dot net dot nz

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    Really nice that you want to be with and take care of your grandad - hope you two will have a good last time together. I won't say hurry back because I know you've got more important things than CW at the moment.
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    yeah mate..i think a lot of grandpa's wish they had a grandson like you mate hope to see you back in a few months and have fun with your Grand-dad
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    peace man, you are doing a very noble thing, send him the best from everyone here at cricketweb.

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    ****ing cold and ****ing wet
    good luck mate

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    Enjoy your time with your grandad Lord... hope you have a great last time.
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    Have as good a time as you can out there man.. Quality gesture tbh
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    Quote Originally Posted by Langeveldt
    Have as good a time as you can out there man.. Quality gesture tbh
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    Terrible news - at times like this family is the only thing that matters.
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    all the best mate, hope it all goes as well as it can
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    Enjoy the time you'll share, the memories'll stick around for ever.
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    take care reuben
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    Hope you get on alright Reub, have a good time.
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    Have as good a time as you can in your last few days with your grandad - kia kaha.

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    Yeah, feel for you mate. Make the most of your time.
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