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How Sad - John Travolta's Son Jett Has Died at 16

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How Sad - John Travolta's Son Jett Has Died at 16

Post by SonjaMarie » Sat January 3rd, 2009, 1:40 am

This is so sad:

John Travolta and Kelly Preston's teenage son Jett has died.

The 16 year old passed away in the Bahamas on Friday, according to TMZ.com.

Jett Travolta suffered a seizure at his family's vacation home at the Old Bahama Bay Hotel on Grand Bahama Island, according to family attorney Michael Ossi. He died at the scene.

Jett, who had a history of seizures, was the eldest of Travolta's two children. The actor and his wife also have a daughter, called Ella.

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Just heard on the news that he had a seizure and hit his head on the bathtub.

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Post by Leyland » Sat January 3rd, 2009, 2:41 am

That is so sad. I imagine the poor parents will feel as though they didn't protect him enough or take good enough care of him given his history of seizures - they'll be going through hell for a while I'd think.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Sat January 3rd, 2009, 2:48 am

[quote=""Leyland""]That is so sad. I imagine the poor parents will feel as though they didn't protect him enough or take good enough care of him given his history of seizures - they'll be going through hell for a while I'd think.[/quote]

Yes, I was thinking that. It's against their religion to give anti-seizure meds, and because of that their son dies, that's going to be on their heads forever. I like John and Kelly but their religion is messed up in my opinion.

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Post by pat » Sat January 3rd, 2009, 5:17 am

This is sad. To loose a child is sad whatever your beliefs. However, I do feel that it cant all be blamed on meds, as knowing people who have/had seizures the meds dont always work.

My thoughts go to JT and his family.
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Post by Vanessa » Sat January 3rd, 2009, 11:19 am

Very sad news. So young, too. Very tragic.
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Post by Maggie » Sat January 3rd, 2009, 12:31 pm

This is awful, I so feel for them.

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Post by Carine » Sat January 3rd, 2009, 2:07 pm

Oh my ! How very very sad !

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Post by diamondlil » Sat January 3rd, 2009, 10:02 pm

How terrible.
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Post by LoveHistory » Wed January 7th, 2009, 4:00 am

[quote=""pat""]This is sad. To loose a child is sad whatever your beliefs. However, I do feel that it cant all be blamed on meds, as knowing people who have/had seizures the meds dont always work.[/quote]

I have a brother with a seizure disorder and Pat is right, the meds don't always work.

From what I can tell Scientology isn't quite as wacked out as people think. I don't have hard evidence on this, but the rumors can't all be true.

Terribly sad for John, Kelly, and little Ella.

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Post by Tanzanite » Wed January 7th, 2009, 4:04 am

On the Today show this morning they were talking about how Scientolgists think it is OK to take medication for physical medical conditions but not for psychological conditions. There was a statement that Jett had been taking some meds and then they differentiated Scientology from other religions that prohibit all medications. The whole thing is very sad indeed.

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