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jayeless
jayeless
Called my dad to check in on him, and found him a bit out of sorts. His manager died suddenly over the weekend during a hike (I even found an article about it), and Dad’s team didn’t find out for several days. Just makes you think how fragile life is – and how devastating for the man’s ... www.jayeless.net
maique
maique

@jayeless Damn! Would you believe we have a friend who’s dad also died after a climb? He always wanted to do it, they went for it together, and he died a little after getting to the top. It was one of the saddest stories we’d heard, and now you have two like this 😔 Hope your dad bounces back from this devastating episode.

jayeless
jayeless

@maique It’s definitely something where I think people underestimate the danger 😔 Vivian’s dad, too, made it to the summit of Kilimanjaro but succumbed to this later that day. As for my dad, he’ll be fine, I’m sure, but it has been a nasty shock, and work’ll be really hectic for him for a while.

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maique
maique

@jayeless It seems they do, yes. I never gave this any thought, but now I know I won’t be able to go up a mountain without thinking about it. Not that I do it often, but still…