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So many people remember JABoa fondly. Is there any way to let these thoughts/feelings be known to the family? Your thoughts?


I was fortunate enough to privately be given the address of his parents. I'm going to write to them to express the thoughts of everyone here, and include many of the very kind words that have been posted. I want to wait a bit before doing this thought to give them some time to adjust to what must've been a very great shock.

Because his parents are in their 80's, I think it's best that they're not flooded with mail. In fact, that was a specific request from the individual who gave me the address, and I do think it makes a lot of sense. So, I figured that I'd send just one letter which could represent everyone.

...but I still am...

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