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New Zealand earthquake

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New Zealand earthquake

Post by parthianbow » Tue February 22nd, 2011, 8:46 am

What horrendous news to read about this quake. I sincerely hope that you and yours are OK, Annis? (I don't know where in NZ you live.)

I lived and worked in Christchurch for 3 months in 2000, and grew to love it dearly. My thoughts and good wishes and sympathies are with everyone in the city. I hope that the rescuers get every last person out as fast as humanly possible, and that the mammoth work of rebuilding and getting back to normal can happen soon.
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Post by Telynor » Tue February 22nd, 2011, 8:51 am

I went to Christchurch in 06, and simply fell in love with the place. I do hope that all of you who are there are safe and well. I felt just sick looking at the photos earlier tonight.

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Post by Vanessa » Tue February 22nd, 2011, 8:59 am

Hope everyone is OK!
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Post by Leyland » Tue February 22nd, 2011, 2:36 pm

[quote=""parthianbow""]My thoughts and good wishes and sympathies are with everyone in the city. I hope that the rescuers get every last person out as fast as humanly possible, and that the mammoth work of rebuilding and getting back to normal can happen soon.[/quote] I second these thoughts. The stunned numbness of the terrible loss is going to take so long for those affected to live through and then overcome so they can build new lives.
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Post by Misfit » Tue February 22nd, 2011, 3:30 pm

[quote=""Leyland""]I second these thoughts. The stunned numbness of the terrible loss is going to take so long for those affected to live through and then overcome so they can build new lives.[/quote]

Same here. I haven't had a chance to look at the new and images until this morning. Have we heard from Annis yet?
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Post by Ariadne » Tue February 22nd, 2011, 4:08 pm

The images are heartbreaking. I hope you and yours are okay, Annis, as well as any other NZ members on the board.

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Post by fljustice » Tue February 22nd, 2011, 4:18 pm

[quote=""parthianbow""]My thoughts and good wishes and sympathies are with everyone in the city. I hope that the rescuers get every last person out as fast as humanly possible, and that the mammoth work of rebuilding and getting back to normal can happen soon.[/quote]

My sympathies, as well, and hope that all our friends and their families come through this. Blessings.
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Post by LoveHistory » Tue February 22nd, 2011, 6:20 pm

I've read the a report and seen pictures of the devastation. My prayers are with everyone touched by this.

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Post by Margaret » Tue February 22nd, 2011, 9:01 pm

I think and hope that Annis is okay, because she lives on a farm a good distance outside Christchurch, and I understand the earthquake was almost right under the city. Obviously devastating. I'm reading that there are a lot of power outages, so she may not be able to get an internet connection.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Tue February 22nd, 2011, 10:08 pm

Awful! I also hope annis is ok!

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