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Bad News

I got a call from my mother tonight that my father had a heart attack and was not breathing for twenty minutes. The emergency workers were able to revive him but he is still unconscious and in the hospital.  Sophia and I are taking a flight tonight to Kennedy.

64 Comments

  1. anne arkham

    Thoughts and prayers.

  2. Kristy

    My thoughts are with you and your family. May you and Sophia have a safe flight.

  3. shane

    I’m hoping for the best Neil.

  4. Amazing Anonymous

    i’ve been there neil, my thoughts are with you.

  5. Megan

    My thoughts, prayers, and warm fuzzies are with you and your entire family. I pray that everything will be ok.

  6. Bill

    As others have said thoughts and prayers. Been there too. Take care of your mother. A hard time for everyone, especially hard for her.

  7. Pants

    You and your family are in my thoughts and own version of prayer.

  8. Jack

    That sucks. Best wishes to you and yours.

  9. brando

    Thinking good thoughts for you and your family.

  10. nanette

    my thoughts are with you, neil!

  11. inky

    sorry to hear this… will keep you in my prayers… have a safe flight and be well.

  12. maribeth

    Thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Take care of each other.

  13. Pauly D

    Thinking positive thoughts for you and your family, Neil.

  14. bella

    More thoughts and prayers, and take care of yourself Neil.

  15. Anne

    Very best wishes and thoughts. Look after each other.

  16. Josia

    Thinking of you – hang in there …

  17. wendy

    Wow, I hope all is well. I’ll be wishing you good things.

  18. jamy

    I’m thinking of you and your family. I hope your dad makes a quick recovery.

  19. TWM

    You and your entire family are in my prayers, Neil.

  20. M.A.

    Oh, Neil. I hope that your father gets well soon.

  21. Leesa

    My thoughts and prayers are with you too, Neil.

  22. Lauren

    You’re in my thoughts Neil.

  23. anonymous city girl

    my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  24. Tatyana

    Hope this will pass and your father will get well soon, Neil.

  25. Pearl

    Wishing you & your family only the very best. “Refuah shlema” (complete/speedy recovery) to your father.

  26. The Moviequill

    OMG, take care, man

  27. Eternal Ramblings

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!

  28. Brooke

    I’ve been there as well. Much love and support to you and your family.

  29. Megarita

    Safe travels to you both and best wishes for your dad’s speedy recovery, Neil.

  30. Jewels

    Your family will be in my thoughts & prayers. Be safe.

  31. kate

    my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  32. Rachel

    Best wishes for a speedy recovery for your father. Take care.

  33. cruisin-mom

    take good care of yourself and your family Neil…we’re all thinking about you

  34. ms. sizzle

    oh neil, i am so sorry to hear that. please take good care of yourself. i am thinking good thoughts for you and your family.

  35. Bad Maria

    I was there with my ex in 1988. God speed.

  36. Cannot Be Trusted

    Neil, travel safe. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  37. Hilary

    Thinking good thoughts for you Neil.

  38. Lindsay

    I went through a similar experience with my dad, my thoughts are with you and your family! Remember to be tough for him!

  39. Kelly

    Oh my gosh! My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  40. Danny

    Yikes, best wishes to your dad and your family.

  41. mcaryeh

    Refuah Sheleimah to your dad. Hope everything will be ok….

  42. Stacey

    I am so sorry to hear this. My thoughts and prayers are with your family and I hope your father makes a complete recovery.

  43. ashbloem

    That’s terrible. All my thoughts are with you.

  44. AMS

    Shit, hoping he is ok

  45. akaky

    Neil, best wishes to you and your family

  46. alleyrat

    Oh, no.

    Hang in there, Neil. My thoughts are with you and your family.

  47. Introspectre

    *hugs*

  48. Edgy Mama

    Big hugs, Neil. Sending vibes for safe travel for you and Sophia and full recovery for your Dad.

  49. Marisa

    Hugs to you and healing thoughts to your dad. Please keep us posted.

  50. Dan

    Good luck to you and your family.

  51. miss marisol

    I am so sorry about your father. I will keep you in my thoughts…

  52. danielle

    You are in my thoughts too, Neil… Much love to you and your family.

  53. lizriz

    Thinking of you!

  54. Heather

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  55. susan

    All my well wishes Neil. I hope you’re ok.

  56. cookiebitch

    I’ll be thinking good thoughts for you and your dad. Hang in there.

  57. Linda

    My prayers go with you

  58. Nancy

    From a good Jewish poet:

    “The Lord is close to the broken hearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”

    Psalms 34:18

  59. mysterygirl!

    You and your family will be in my thoughts.

  60. modigli

    I’m wishing a safe and speedy journey for you and Sophia as you go to be with your family. A candle is lit in Cleveland for you and your dad, Neil! Much love, and lots of prayers for all the Kramers.

  61. sunshine

    There are no words…. sending lots of positive thoughts, hopes and prayers from Florida tonight. Blessings to you and your family and I hope you’ll draw strength from each other during this time.
    Wish there were something more I could say or do.
    (((Hugs))))

  62. Michael Blowhard

    Very sorry to hear it, and all best wishes.

  63. JJ

    Our prayers are with you.

  64. jenny

    in our prayers…

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