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12/28/2004 12:49:28 PM · #1
A good friend of mine had gone to the coastal areas for an alms giving when tsunami had hit.
She was reported missing and the body was identified today.
We were all there from 9am till 10pm in the night.
I will not go into much detail, but the body was identified today and it was buried in that area since they were moslems and they do not keep the body for more than 24 hours.So they did not bring the body back to Ccolombo.
Dr. Sifani Bongso was the only child in the family.
Graduated medical school in July 2004 with honours.
She was a very good friend of mine.
May she rest in peace.
Please cherish every moment you live- life is precious and very fragile.


12/28/2004 12:53:05 PM · #2
I'm so sorry about the loss of your dear friend, as well as the many other lives lost in this terrible tragedy. The whole thing is just so overwhelmingly sad and surreal. You are so right that we should cherish every moment we have. Life IS so fragile.
12/28/2004 12:57:32 PM · #3
I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. I know your grief must be so overwhelming. Please know that there are people all over the world whose thoughts are with all those who have lost loved ones.

I just found out that my Aunt and Uncle in Madras are OK but I know that there are so very many who were not so lucky.

Thank you for posting, Kausalya.
12/28/2004 01:09:37 PM · #4
Me and mine have you and yours and all who have lost in this tragedy in our hearts and thoughts and prayers.
TC and family
12/28/2004 01:21:02 PM · #5
Life is certainly fragile, and we tend to forget how easily a loved one can be taken from us. My heartfelt condolences on this terrible loss.
12/28/2004 02:13:39 PM · #6
I am sorry to hear about the death of your friend.
12/28/2004 02:31:00 PM · #7
I and my wife are really so sorry about the death of your friend...
12/29/2004 06:56:30 PM · #8
kaush --

my heart overflows with tears for the loss of your dear friend, and for all the other friends lost this week. :(
12/29/2004 06:58:54 PM · #9
peace & lots of love in this time of loss. Hit me up with an email if you wanna to talk or vent about stuff. Keep well & safe, my friend.
12/29/2004 07:29:02 PM · #10
You do your friend's memory honors by presenting this. And give help to all the survivors by putting a face on the tragedy.

We plan to give in a little while to the Red Cross through their website donation form. I hope others will too. There's a lot of need right now.
12/29/2004 07:35:38 PM · #11
My thoughts and prayers are with you, your friend's family and all those hurt by the events in Southeast Asia.

Clara
12/29/2004 08:13:47 PM · #12
condolences to family, friends and loved ones.
12/29/2004 08:18:14 PM · #13
I am so sorry for your loss. I've been praying for those who were lost, and their family left behind...such a horrific tragedy.
12/29/2004 09:03:17 PM · #14
Sorry to hear about the loss of your friend...my thoughts are with you.
12/29/2004 09:08:32 PM · #15
My deepest condolences for you and her family. I will not buy any fireworks this year, and rather give it all to the help organizations. This tradegy is too sad. :`(
12/29/2004 09:12:58 PM · #16
My condolences. We all owe one death... when it will claim its right to us, we don't know. When it will claim its right to someone we love, we're also not sure. When it will claim a friend... not sure. But it will. After suffering such a loss I learned one thing, care for, and about, those around you NOW... next time may be too late. Forever too late.
12/29/2004 09:17:48 PM · #17
Sincere condolences. :(
12/29/2004 09:45:43 PM · #18
I think it's safe to say everyone who isn't involved sends condolensces to those who were and continue to be.

'tis tragic...very tragic.
12/29/2004 09:56:21 PM · #19
so sorry. time heals all wounds but we never forget the ones we love.
jm
12/29/2004 10:44:10 PM · #20
My thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of her friends and family, as well as the friends and family of everyone else who lost their lives in this tragedy.

-Terry
12/29/2004 10:55:23 PM · #21
Very sad news. Sorry to hear about your friend.
01/06/2005 09:47:53 PM · #22
I'm so sorry for your loss. How terrible this tragedy is. We hear the numbers and stats, but mustn't lose sight of the personal losses of many. At our prayer meeting last night we prayed for all. I shared a couple of personal eye witness accounts of the devestation and how it personally affected these witnesses, who lost loved ones, and all their possessions.
Our group is raising money and will contribute. We continue to mourn for those injured and dead. The Bible says "we weep with those who weep" and yes...we do.
God bless you and we'll include you in our prayers.
01/06/2005 10:02:43 PM · #23
Please accept my condolences, you will be in my prayers. This disaster has shocked the world.
01/06/2005 10:04:35 PM · #24
Originally posted by Gracious:

...snip... We continue to mourn for those injured and dead. The Bible says "we weep with those who weep" and yes...we do.
God bless you and we'll include you in our prayers.


I couldn't have put it more perfectly. Our most heartfelt condolences on the tragic loss of your friend.
01/06/2005 10:05:54 PM · #25
My prayers are with those who lost so much. I work at a hospital and many of our Doctors belong to an org. Called "DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS". They have just left for SRI LANKA. I am sure when they return, Me and my co-workers will understand more fully the great tragedy that has transpired.
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