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Sunday, March 24, 2013

I received a phone call yesterday from one of the teachers I work with - one of our students died on Friday morning. She was only in 4th grade - 10 years old. She had just had her first crush on a boy...she was amazing. She wrote an essay at the beginning of the school year about how she believed in Unicorns and they "farted" rainbows - so that was how rainbows were made. She made me laugh - she was so full of love...I saw such a future for her. Now, it is gone...she is our angel in Heaven....

She died in her sleep....rest in peace Oreonna - I will miss you so much... emoticon emoticon
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EYES_ON_THEPRAZ 4/2/2013 4:12PM

    I am just catching up on blogs now. So sorry to hear this... it is so very sad when a child dies. emoticon

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HDHAWK 3/26/2013 6:09PM

    So sorry for your loss. I've lost 2 students over the years and it's very hard.

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KALLIE1958AR 3/26/2013 4:16PM

    So sorry we dont know but maybe this will help its on face book https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?
v=10151426715847893

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CDCSMITH2013 3/26/2013 12:41PM

    So, so sad.

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MARTYLYNN1 3/25/2013 3:55PM

    So sad when someone so young dies. So sorry for your loss.

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BARCLE 3/25/2013 3:18PM

    emoticon so sad and so young emoticon

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NEWCHINELO 3/25/2013 11:35AM

    just like that . . . no warning,no sign,so so sorry for your loss!

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LOOKINGUP2012 3/25/2013 11:17AM

    So sad. She makes me smile even now. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MSANITAL 3/25/2013 9:11AM

    I am sorry for your loss.. we never know from one second to the next how life is so precious.. A childhood friend of mine Son (who I knew since he was a baby) passed in his sleep 4 years ago in his sleep, he was 24.. No reason or warning.. so sad and tragic.. prayers to for her family..

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STHAX10 3/25/2013 7:13AM

    Oh what a sad story emoticon Feel blessed that you were able to see her potential. You know the value of her life. My heart weeps for her, and you. emoticon

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BEATLETOT 3/25/2013 3:10AM

    I'm so sorry to hear this tragic news. Cathy, I am so sorry.

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NANCYPAT1 3/25/2013 1:01AM

    Prayers for you and all who loved her - I will keep you all in my thoughts. I have been devastated when a student died - especially unexpectedly.

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CATHEMARIE 3/24/2013 11:04PM

    How sad! I am sorry for your loss.

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CARLYG8 3/24/2013 10:56PM

    Praying for you and the family of this precious child.

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KEEPITSIMPLE_ 3/24/2013 9:49PM

    I'm so sorry to hear that. What a special blessing she must have been. RIP Oreonna!

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BOBINVA 3/24/2013 8:39PM

    So sorry. What a gift she gave you of herself.

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KAYTIE22 3/24/2013 8:30PM

    I'm very sorry for your loss of that special child. We never know why someone so young is taken so early in life. Even at her young age it seems like she already made a difference to others. I will keep her in my thoughts. Take care.

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RISAMEANSLAUGH 3/24/2013 8:10PM

    Dear NorCalCat,

I'm so sorry for the loss of such a special student. I know that loss (from students of my own dying), but never at such a young age. I hope it was just as you said, she went to sleep. I know we never know when or especially why this had to happen. I will light candles and pray for her family, your other students and the rest of the school year for you!

"Ten mucho cuidado" means "take good care".
sincerely,
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RORYLYONS 3/24/2013 7:58PM

    I am so sorry to hear of the little girl passing how sad for her family. One never knows.. more reason to hold one another a little tighter each day. I will keep her in my prayers. emoticon emoticon

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STRONGDJ 3/24/2013 7:57PM

    She sounds like a very special person. I'm so sorry--heartbreaking.

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