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From: Doug & Pat Frykberg <>
Subject: Re: [ZA] A Sad Departure!
Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2003 20:24:00 +1300

Hope this reaches you before you leave. If so, I'll glad;ly help to forward
any messages to your daughter. Pat from NZ
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From: Mike Wattrus #8 <>
To: <>
Date: Saturday, 15 February 2003 05:59 PM
Subject: [ZA] A Sad Departure!

>Hi List
>This is a very sad day for me, as I will have to climb out of my family
>branches and get my feet back on the ground. "Sadly" ;-) I am going on
>first trip from South Africa to New Zealand (Wellington) to visit, and play
>with, my Grand-children (and parents!) who moved there 18 months ago from
>the UK. I will have to unsub tonight! Just think of all the really helpful
>information, sent via the list, that I will be missing! I am just
>devastated and aware of the withdrawal symptoms I will suffer. That words
>that old song "Help me make it thru the night ..." come to mind. I will be
>back for a good long fix of Genealogical Information when I get back in
>three weeks time.
>Of course every cloud has a silver lining! Here is a snip from my
>latest email;
>"The kids were asking about when you both were kids, so I thought if you
>some space, you could bring photos etc. It'd a good time for them to learn
>some family history!" How well I remember sitting at my Grandmother's feet
>and listening to the family stories and legends. I hope that we will be
>to emulate the experience!
>Thank you all for the help and support I have received in the past. There
>are just too many to thank individually but I have valued your assistance.
>will be back soon admitting "I am a genealogy junkie and I need help,
>Best wishes
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