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    Nothing is Certain but Death and Taxes

    "Nothing is certain but death and taxes" a very popular phrase that simply states that inevitability of death and taxes in life.

    As sure as everyone will meet his/her death someday, one member of Tutubi's family met his on Halloween

    It happened so fast, he just complained of difficulty in breathing, was rushed to the hospital, suffered two successive cardiac arrests, resuscitated twice but the third one sent him into coma and the fourth one made him expire.

    No posts will be made here in the coming days as Tutubi and his family tries to cope and adjust to the lost and humongous expenses.

    Tutubi spent All Saints Day and All Souls Day at the wake of his dear daddy...an in-law that he loves to be around with unlike the popular notion that in-laws are hard to deal with...

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    posted by backpacking philippines @ 9:48 PM,

    5 Comments:

    At Nov 5, 2009, 12:35:00 AM, Blogger Mari said...

    Please accept my condolences. May your father-in-law rest in peace.

     
    At Nov 5, 2009, 9:17:00 AM, Blogger carlotta said...

    :( my deepest condolences to you and your family.

     
    At Nov 5, 2009, 11:31:00 AM, Anonymous bw said...

    my sincere condolences to you bro.

     
    At Nov 5, 2009, 10:41:00 PM, Blogger bing said...

    my deepest condolences to you, tutubi...

     
    At Nov 10, 2009, 1:08:00 PM, Blogger pieterbie said...

    I'm very sorry to hear that, my deepest sympathy!

     

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