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    Losing a friend to brain cancer

    Mike Nagosky, one of my friends from my former department, is about to die from brain cancer. Last month I was informed that he came down with severe headaches and went to the hospital. He had a brain tumor. He had the tumor removed and was supposed to make a full recovery. Apparently last week he slipped into a coma, and last night I was told that he has no brain activity, and they will be taking him off of life support.

    He is a great guy. While we didn't know each other (he was about 5 years older than I), we both grew up in the same part of Pennsylvania, and his dad was a local police chief whom my dad knows. We became good friends when we found that out.

    His twin brother Paul is also an officer at the same department.


    It just shows you that you need to live ilfe to the fullest, because you never know. He went from being a healthy and very physically fit guy to dying in the matter of a month.
    The world would be much cleaner if blind people carried brooms instead of sticks.

    At communion, when the priest says "Body of Christ", I say "Thanks, I've been working out", then I grab the cracker and run back to my seat

    An amateur practices until he gets it right. A professional practices until he cant get it wrong.

    They've got us surrounded? Good. Now we can fire in any direction. Those bastards won't get away this time.

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    I'm so sorry to hear this, ChesCopPodz. Prayers en route.




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    Very sorry to hear this man, prayers are very much en route.

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    Very sorry to hear this. Best wishes for you.
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    It is with respect and sadness I wish strength and, in time, re-found happiness to the Nagosky family. The character of their clan suggests nothing less.

    Thank you. For sharing this exceptional family with us in their sad time, and my heart aches for you as you're losing your compatriot brother.

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    Very sorry about this. Thoughts to his friends and family.

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    It's a terrible way to. Lost my grandpa that way in 2006. He kept his humor till the end however, to the point of asking the nurse for a round of whiskey for him, his sons and his grandsons.
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    Prayers for you, him and his family.
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    Mike passed away last night.

    See you on the other side my friend.
    The world would be much cleaner if blind people carried brooms instead of sticks.

    At communion, when the priest says "Body of Christ", I say "Thanks, I've been working out", then I grab the cracker and run back to my seat

    An amateur practices until he gets it right. A professional practices until he cant get it wrong.

    They've got us surrounded? Good. Now we can fire in any direction. Those bastards won't get away this time.

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    Amen.
    Do not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me

    We are who we choose to be.

    R.I.P. Arielle. 08/20/2010-09/16/2012


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    Rest in peace.
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    I'm sorry for your loss.
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    So sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace.

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    God speed, Brother.
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    I am sorry so sorry to know this.
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