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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Nonnie, Jul 7, 2009.


  1. Nonnie

    Nonnie PetForums VIP

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    ...52 people lost their loves in the 7/7 bombings.

    The deaths of these innocent people, going about their daily lives, seem to have been lost in the hype of just one persons death.

    My brother was caught on the tube, but fortunately survived.
     
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    It is sad that this has been overshadowed by one just one persons death when so many suffered by the hands of terrorists in this horrific occurance.
     
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    I remember that day. My cousin had just come back from the Live 8 concert (which happened the weekend before). Can't believe such a thing could happen in our country :(
     
  4. Nonnie

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    I agree. Its very much taken a back seat today.
     
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    That's true. All it got was a quick mention at the end of the news :(

    They did unveil that new memorial thing in london though, I think it's quite a nice memorial, it looks very peaceful to me :)

    The pillars are much bigger than I thought they were :eek:
     

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    It is a lovely memorial, it makes me so sad though :( 52 pillars for 52 people

    Can't believe it only got a quick mention! :mad: I don't care what anyone says, those people deserve the same amount of respect that MJ had on this day :(
     
  8. claire

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    very sad, it doesnt seem that long ago :( :( :(
     
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    yes it does it's my daulter's 25th birthday we still remembered those poor sole's
     
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    Happy birthday to your daughter!
     
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    Thank you:D
     
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    I got a chance to watch some of live Hyde park memorial service in tv earlier - it was very moving.

    Everyone at work agreed that this should have taken priority on our news channels all day.
     
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    One of the victims lived just up the road from me. I didn't know him but he was so young.:sad:
     
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    I remember the day well. The day was horrible - i work in Victoria and walked from there to Maida Vale (in v unsuitable shoes) before i was picked up by a friend - getting through when i could to people on the mobile. & even when i was in Queen's Park I still had to get myself further out of London & got a taxi to Finchley where my Dad picked me up. Then the next day we all had to face our fears & go to work on the tube.

    Someone at work's brother was on the Edgware Road train and he was badly injured but survived. We remember those who died, rightly so, but we should also remember the survivors and give thanks for their lives being spared.
     
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    I agree that this should have been much more prominent.

    RIP all those lost their lives so needlessly. :(
     
  16. rona

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    That must have been such a worrying time for you.
    Did you know when you saw it on the news, that your brother may have been there?
     
  17. Nonnie

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    No, i didnt have a clue. Of course i was concerned as i knew he used to tube to get to work, but i was a bit arrogant in thinking that i doubted he used that particular route.

    He was able to phone my mother pretty quickly, who then phoned me at work.
     
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