[at-l] A very special thank you

camojack at comcast.net camojack at comcast.net
Mon Nov 6 23:48:08 CST 2006


As always in these situations, I find myself wishing the perpetrators would START with themselves.

Nice cam(e)o appearance by my Harley in the ALDHA 25th DVD, huh? 

-"Camo"

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From: "Martin Fors" <revmrf at verizon.net> 

> To my AT family: 
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> 
> I write this personal note to you all because of what we as community share, 
> our love for the trail, the outdoors and a special understanding of what we 
> share: 
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> 
> The High: Sheila and I were just returning from a wonderful 17 day 
> experience in the UK with our son and his partner. 
> 
> 
> 
> The Low: As we drove over the bridge linking the towns of 
> Lyndon/Lyndonville, Vermont on Sunday afternoon, we saw blue lights ahead of 
> us and then two State troopers standing in an alert fashion with 
> shotguns/rifles at port arms. "What in the world?" we said to each other. 
> We figured there must've been an armed robber but we were wrong. It was 
> murder. After shots were heard, a couple were found shot to death in back 
> of our municipal building. My grand daughter heard the alert at a police 
> scanner at her friend's home. She called us, informing us of what had 
> transpired. 
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> 
> A further Low: I called back, speaking with her mother, our daughter, 
> telling her that a pickup truck and an auto were there at the scene 
> belonging to the deceased. "O my God" she said "I hope it isn't Carol Ann!" 
> Carol Ann had been abused, stabbed in the past, with her life threatened by 
> her former partner. A court injunction was served on him. She was living 
> in a safe house she thought, until her partner's friends found out where she 
> lived and told him. 
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> 
> Even further down: This morning, my daughter called in grief. Yes, it was 
> Carol Ann who was murdered by her former partner. He, then, committed 
> suicide. This was especially difficult since my daughter had led Carol Ann 
> to a very good job at the same corporation where she works. They had 
> become good friends and she worried over her situation. She's in grief; my 
> grand daughter is in grief; I'm in grief. 
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> An upward direction: I picked up my bushel basket of mail this morning and 
> started sorting through it. There, I found the ALDHA 25th DVD that Weather 
> Carrot had created. 
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> More up: I just finished watching it. It was what I needed, to see our 
> wonderful community of hikers, wanna-be's, young and old with the history so 
> beautifully participated in and told by Warren and so many of you. 
> 
> 
> 
> Weather Carrot: Thank you and God bless you for creating such a treasure. 
> You brought me out of great sadness and back to the journey at hand. To all 
> of you: I wish that I could've been at the 25th, but my work with the 
> returned military and their families prevented me from being there. I'm 
> planning already for the 26th, but that's a way off. :-) 
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> Blessings to all. Rusty 
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> Here's the link to the story, above. 
> http://www.wcax.com/Global/story.asp?S=5636922 
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