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#26 davidc135

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Posted 10 August 2020 - 03:47 PM

I spoke with Rolo today and told him of all your well wishes. He’s very thankful for all the support he has gotten through the years from our Cloudy Nights family. He’s gone through a very bad patch this year but things are looking up. Best of all, he’s not just in line for his transplant but because of a very generous friend and donor, it’s scheduled to happen In less than two weeks,- August 20th! So please keep him in your thoughts and prayers and send him good positive vibes. After the operation there will still be a road to recovery and he will still need our good thoughts and prayers. 
 

GET WELL AND GOD BLESS OUR DEAR FRIEND ROLO!

That's wonderful news! I hope all goes well. Best wishes for a fast recovery from Wales.   David


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Posted 10 August 2020 - 04:16 PM

That is great news!  Rolando is such a wonderful guy!  I've known him over the years and have had many nice conversations. 
Maybe we can get his physical address and send cards of love and support.


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Posted 10 August 2020 - 04:30 PM

Yes indeed, excellent news!


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Posted 10 August 2020 - 04:41 PM

This news brings tears. 


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Posted 10 August 2020 - 05:05 PM

I spoke with Rolo today and told him of all your well wishes. He’s very thankful for all the support he has gotten through the years from our Cloudy Nights family. He’s gone through a very bad patch this year but things are looking up. Best of all, he’s not just in line for his transplant but because of a very generous friend and donor, it’s scheduled to happen In less than two weeks,- August 20th! So please keep him in your thoughts and prayers and send him good positive vibes. After the operation there will still be a road to recovery and he will still need our good thoughts and prayers. 
 

GET WELL AND GOD BLESS OUR DEAR FRIEND ROLO!

Such good news! Thanks, Terra!


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Posted 10 August 2020 - 05:30 PM

Great news!


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Posted 10 August 2020 - 05:35 PM

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Posted 10 August 2020 - 06:01 PM

Great news!  All the best, Rolo!

 

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Posted 10 August 2020 - 06:11 PM

Hope it all goes good for Rolo. When i was at my lowest last year i told him i wished i could give him my kidney and i could join my sister.


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Posted 10 August 2020 - 06:27 PM

Thank you Terra. That is really fantastic news that brightens the year. Thoughts and prayers to Rolo and his Family, and the kind donor for a successful operation. 


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Posted 10 August 2020 - 08:13 PM

All the best Rolo!


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Posted 10 August 2020 - 08:23 PM

This news brings tears. 

Yes it does.

 

Thanks for news Terra.


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Posted 10 August 2020 - 09:19 PM

I spoke with Rolo today and told him of all your well wishes. He’s very thankful for all the support he has gotten through the years from our Cloudy Nights family. He’s gone through a very bad patch this year but things are looking up. Best of all, he’s not just in line for his transplant but because of a very generous friend and donor, it’s scheduled to happen In less than two weeks,- August 20th! So please keep him in your thoughts and prayers and send him good positive vibes. After the operation there will still be a road to recovery and he will still need our good thoughts and prayers. 
 

GET WELL AND GOD BLESS OUR DEAR FRIEND ROLO!

Wow!! This news has made my day, no my week, yes my month!!. I am looking forward with a Rolo with energy. Perfect timing for the planets!!

Hope all goes well and you are using your AP 180 soon.

 

Your astro friend,

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Posted 10 August 2020 - 10:07 PM

Terra - thanks for reaching out to Rolo.

 

Rolo - best wishes and prayers to you and your family.  You're missed here at CN

 

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Posted 10 August 2020 - 11:51 PM

Best wishes and prayers, Rolo! 


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Posted 11 August 2020 - 12:43 AM

To Rolo, from across the pond. Best wishes for a speedy recovery. 


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Posted 11 August 2020 - 04:43 AM

Godspeed on your road of recovery Rolo.


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Posted 11 August 2020 - 08:54 AM

Rolo, great news, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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Posted 11 August 2020 - 09:10 AM

Very good news, he's waited too long for that transplant.  My heartfelt thanks to the donor!


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Posted 11 August 2020 - 10:36 AM

Very good news, he's waited too long for that transplant.  My heartfelt thanks to the donor!

Absolutely! The generosity and altruism of the donor is beyond words! As Rolando expressed to me yesterday, how do you ever even begin to thank someone for something like that. In his own words, “such thanks is beyond words.” Rolo was just bowled over by the offer from a selfless person who asked for nothing in return, other than to have helped save a life. Hero! No other word fits his benefactor! Rolando just could not believe it after waiting so long!

 

The donor will be flying down to Georgia and staying for the operation and their own recovery as well. Rolando also wanted to express his gratitude to Cloudy Nights because without Cloudy Nights and the community that it has brought together, his transplant might never have happened. For it was through that bringing together that made it all possible. So again, yet more evidence of the outpouring of kindness and generosity that many of us have experienced here as other CNer’s have reached out to us, guided only by their own hearts and their willingness to share. Yet such a gift of life like this is far beyond the material; immeasurably so! I will say no more, in order to protect the donor’s anonymity, other than that I know who this fine person is. This amazing and wonderful benefactor is someone among us who I myself have had the good fortune to have met, and on hearing their name, I was not surprised.

 

So I will add my thanks to those of our dear friend Rolando. Thanks to Cloudy Nights, to our Sponsors at Astronomics, to our Community of Friends, and above all, to the Benefactor! You all have my inestimable appreciation! And rest assured, the thankfulness of Rolo is magnitudes beyond that.


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Posted 11 August 2020 - 12:59 PM

Terra, I can not come up with the words that describe how my heart feels after reading your latest post. I am happy for Rolondo, but I'm as equally happy to hear that someone unselfishly is literally giving of themselves to give someone else a life changing, life saving chance. That, my friends, is not only a true hero, but someone who we should all aspire to become; someone who can change a life.
Some beautiful bright news in a time that can seem dark.
To the anonymous donor, you have my utmost respect and thank you for helping our friend.
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Posted 11 August 2020 - 01:52 PM

Best wishes, Rolando,  and a speedy recovery.

 

Thank you, who ever it is that's donating "this gift of life" to our friend, Rolando.

 

Clear Skies.

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Posted 11 August 2020 - 03:46 PM

Absolutely! The generosity and altruism of the donor is beyond words! As Rolando expressed to me yesterday, how do you ever even begin to thank someone for something like that. In his own words, “such thanks is beyond words.” Rolo was just bowled over by the offer from a selfless person who asked for nothing in return, other than to have helped save a life. Hero! No other word fits his benefactor! Rolando just could not believe it after waiting so long!

 

The donor will be flying down to Georgia and staying for the operation and their own recovery as well. Rolando also wanted to express his gratitude to Cloudy Nights because without Cloudy Nights and the community that it has brought together, his transplant might never have happened. For it was through that bringing together that made it all possible. So again, yet more evidence of the outpouring of kindness and generosity that many of us have experienced here as other CNer’s have reached out to us, guided only by their own hearts and their willingness to share. Yet such a gift of life like this is far beyond the material; immeasurably so! I will say no more, in order to protect the donor’s anonymity, other than that I know who this fine person is. This amazing and wonderful benefactor is someone among us who I myself have had the good fortune to have met, and on hearing their name, I was not surprised.

 

So I will add my thanks to those of our dear friend Rolando. Thanks to Cloudy Nights, to our Sponsors at Astronomics, to our Community of Friends, and above all, to the Benefactor! You all have my inestimable appreciation! And rest assured, the thankfulness of Rolo is magnitudes beyond that.

All I can say is “WOW”! And I love this forum.


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#49 Kasmos

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Posted 11 August 2020 - 03:50 PM

Absolutely! The generosity and altruism of the donor is beyond words! As Rolando expressed to me yesterday, how do you ever even begin to thank someone for something like that. In his own words, “such thanks is beyond words.” Rolo was just bowled over by the offer from a selfless person who asked for nothing in return, other than to have helped save a life. Hero! No other word fits his benefactor! Rolando just could not believe it after waiting so long!

 

The donor will be flying down to Georgia and staying for the operation and their own recovery as well. Rolando also wanted to express his gratitude to Cloudy Nights because without Cloudy Nights and the community that it has brought together, his transplant might never have happened. For it was through that bringing together that made it all possible. So again, yet more evidence of the outpouring of kindness and generosity that many of us have experienced here as other CNer’s have reached out to us, guided only by their own hearts and their willingness to share. Yet such a gift of life like this is far beyond the material; immeasurably so! I will say no more, in order to protect the donor’s anonymity, other than that I know who this fine person is. This amazing and wonderful benefactor is someone among us who I myself have had the good fortune to have met, and on hearing their name, I was not surprised.

 

So I will add my thanks to those of our dear friend Rolando. Thanks to Cloudy Nights, to our Sponsors at Astronomics, to our Community of Friends, and above all, to the Benefactor! You all have my inestimable appreciation! And rest assured, the thankfulness of Rolo is magnitudes beyond that.

Talk about Free to a Good Home! 

 

Excuse me for the joke. I couldn't help myself, but as you eloquently said, more evidence of the kindness (in this case ultimate kindness), of the good folks in this forum.. and yes WOW!


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Posted 11 August 2020 - 06:04 PM

Maybe he will be using that 7" AP once he is up and going.




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