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05/12/2012               12:29 PM

Boston University is in mourning after three undergraduates studying in New Zealand died in a car crash and at least five others were injured, with one airlifted to a hospital in critical condition.

The students were part of a group of 26 traveling by minivan to Tongariro Crossing, a popular hiking site in the north of the country. The students had organized the trip themselves and privately rented minivans, hoping to see where the “Lord of the Rings” movies were filmed. No BU staffers were traveling with them, said Bernd Widdig, executive director of BU’s study abroad programs.

Sixteen of the students were traveling in two vans, one behind the other; a third van was ahead and those aboard did not see the crash. According to New Zealand police, around 7:30 a.m. New Zealand time — 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday — the second van apparently veered left off a paved road onto gravel, then rolled over in the other direction after the driver appeared to overcorrect. Students in the first van saw the accident and stopped.

Police continue to investigate the cause of the accident.

The Globe reported Friday night that the two vans had only 14 seats between them, although 16 students were traveling on them. Officials in New Zealand said that because some students were thrown from the vehicle, at least some were likely not wearing seat belts.

The student driving the wrecked van was among the injured, according to Widdig. “It’s horrible,” he said.

Another van, with the remaining 10 students, was traveling well ahead of the two-vehicle convoy. Its passengers did not know about the accident and continued with the hike, only finding out what happened afterward.

A candlight vigil will be held on campus at 8 p.m. Saturday to remember the victims.

“This is a horrible tragedy,” said BU President Robert Brown in a statement. “Our prayers go out the students and their families. We will do all we can to provide comfort and assistance to those who have been injured, and to the families and friends of the victims. The university is mobilizing all of our resources to help our students and families deal with this tragedy.”

BU identified the deceased students as junior Daniela Lekhno; Roch Jauberty, a 21-year-old sophomore from California; and Austin Brashears, a 21-year-old junior, also from California.

Brashears, an environmental engineering major, had wanted to study in New Zealand because of the country’s focus on environmental conservation, said his mother, Julie Brashears. On weekends, she said, he planned excursions for his fellow students.

“Everyone called him the cruise director,” said Brashears, who lives in Huntington Beach, Calif., where Austin grew up. “He wanted to include everybody on the trips. He loved having an eclectic group of friends.”

Austin posted new photos on his Facebook profile several times a week, she said, documenting the excursions he checked off the list of adventures he wanted to complete while in the country. He went Zorb riding – rolling down a hill inside a clear inflatable ball — and on his birthday in April, he bungee-jumped off the Auckland Harbour Bridge.

This weekend’s trip, Julie Brashears said, was the last thing on his checklist. She spoke with him a few days before he left for the trip, and he reflected on his study abroad experience.

“He told us it was the best time he ever had in his life,” Brashears said.

Margaret Theriault, a 21-year-old junior in the school of management, was in critical condition after the accident and was airlifted to a 200-bed hospital in the town of Rotorua. No further details on her condition were available Saturday morning.

Several other students were also being treated for less serious injuries. BU identified those students as junior Dustin Holstein, junior Stephen Houseman, junior Alys McAlpine, freshman Emily Melton, and senior Kathy Moldawer.

Two of them, with serious but not critical injuries, were airlifted to a hospital for treatment and were in stable condition, according to the New Zealand Herald. Another two – a man and a woman, both 21, with minor injuries — were treated at a different hospital in Taupo, a vacation town in the center of the North Island, very near the crash site. Those two students have since been released.

BU has been beset by tragedies all semester, including two high-profile sexual assault arrests and a fire that left an undergraduate badly injured. Most recently, on April 19, an Indian graduate student was fatally shot on an Allston street in an apparently random act of violence.

“They’ve all been hard, but this is like a ton of bricks,” said Stephen Burgay, the university’s vice president for marketing and communications. “Three kids.”

Top BU officials met shortly after 10 a.m. Saturday morning to discuss how to support their students, both abroad and on campus.

“The meeting is with all the deans. The students came from different schools here, so we’re grappling with this tragedy and making sure we have set up everything here on campus,” said Widdig. “Certainly there will be a memorial service. Graduation is less than two weeks away. The university will certainly mark this. Right now, the discussion is: How do we do it properly?”

All but one of the 26 students on the hiking trip were enrolled in a program based at the University of Auckland. They are currently on their way back to Auckland, where they will have counseling sessions led by that university’s staff beginning Saturday night.

The program has 49 students total, all of them undergraduates and most juniors. It began Jan. 3 and ends June 26.

The students have been offered the option to cut short their studies and come home.

“We will give them counseling right away and ascertain their psychological status,” Widdig said.

Most other BU students on study abroad programs already have returned or are in transit, said Widdig. The Auckland program is unusually long because it is scheduled to match the University of Auckland’s academic calendar rather than BU’s.

All the families of the deceased and injured students have been contacted by BU, and at least one family is on its way to New Zealand.

Three BU staffers are on site in Auckland, and a fourth is flying in from a sister program in Sydney to provide extra support.

Theriault, the seriously injured student, was from the Sydney program, and BU will arrange for her to have counseling there if she returns to the city, said Widdig. The Sydney program is larger than the Auckland one, although over 100 students have already left, with 15 students remaining alongside a staff of six.

At least two other BU students have died abroad in recent years, though not while they were on official BU programs.

Mamie Hyatt, a Fulbright Scholar studying toward a Ph.D. in Sweden, passed away last year after an apparent heart attack.

Meghan Sennott, a junior, died on commencement day in 2006 in a bus accident in Peru, having just finished a BU tropical ecology program in Ecuador. Thirteen other people died in that crash and 40 were injured.

Counseling will be available to students on BU’s home campus. A candlelight vigil is scheduled on the plaza or near the campus chapel for 8 p.m. Saturday.

“Come to Marsh Plaza with a candle or a flashlight at 8pm to support these 8 members of our BU community,” the website reads. Several top administrators will attend.

On Saturday morning, the chapel was empty except for one young woman sitting in a pew crying.

Another BU student, Chelsea Trim, a rising sophomore from Worcester, said she had been unable to sleep after hearing Friday night that unnamed students had been involved in a crash.

Given a list of names Saturday morning, she said she recognized one among the injured: Houseman, who is captain of BU’s Quidditch team.

“It’s such a horrible end to the year, especially with everything else going on,” Trim said, referring to the litany of bad news BU has faced all semester. She added that she was worried about how BU students would cope with the deaths, given that most are scheduled to leave the campus and its support systems after commencement.

News of the crash did not seem to have spread widely around campus by Saturday morning. Many students had left already for the summer or were busy moving out.

Twitter, which has been a hive of student discussion during the previous BU tragedies, was largely silent except for a few poignant notes of sorrow.

Thomas Imbalzano, a student in the BU school of management who is currently in Sydney, posted a Facebook update after the crash – but before the victims were identified — pleading for two friends to signal their whereabouts.

“Roch Jauberty Andrew Todtenkopf prayin for you guys please message me or update your status asap,” it read. One of students, Jauberty, was among the deceased.

A friend of Austin Brashears mourned him on Twitter: “You were a great Boy Scout.”

Daniela Lekhno’s most recent Twitter posting – from January, at the beginning of the study abroad program — showed excitement about the program.

from:  http://www.boston.com/metrodesk/2012/05/12/boston-university-mourns-the-loss-three-students-new-zealand-crash/ick2R36UvDFuKQgIyQKYqM/story.html

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Daniela Lekhno

4159531 352856                57

 

her path of destiny = 57 = Condolences.  Heartbreaking.

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Actor George Lindsey Dies 83

May 7, 2012, 12:21 p.m.

George Lindsey, the Southern-born character actor who played dim hayseed Goober Pyle, the genial gas station auto mechanic on “The Andy Griffith Show” and “Mayberry R.F.D.,” died early Sunday morning. He was 83.

Lindsey, who later was a regular on the long-running country music comedy show “Hee Haw,” died at a healthcare center in Nashville after a brief illness, said his manager and booking agent, Carrie Moore-Reed.

“George Lindsey was my friend,” Andy Griffith said in a statement. “I had great respect for his talent and his human spirit.”

Noting that he had his last conversation with Lindsey a few days ago, Griffith said: “I am happy to say that as we found ourselves in our 80s, we were not afraid to say, ‘I love you.’ That was the last thing George and I had to say to each other. ‘I love you.’ ”

“The Andy Griffith Show,” the classic 1960s situation comedy starring Griffith as the kindly sheriff of Mayberry, N.C., was in its fourth season in 1964 when Lindsey first appeared as the cousin of naive gas station attendant Gomer Pyle, played by Jim Nabors.

Lindsey’s character became more prominent after Nabors left the show to star in the spin-off series “Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.” in 1964.

As Goober, Lindsey wore a brown felt beanie with turned-up scalloped edges and had a tire gauge, pens and pencils stuffed into the pocket of his work shirt and a rag hanging out of the back pocket of his high-wasted pants.

“I had a lot of trouble with that part,” he said in a 2005 interview with Alabama’s Montgomery Advertiser newspaper. “I’d been playing a lot of heavy character roles. I’d done them on ‘Alfred Hitchcock,’ and ‘Twilight Zone’ and some others, and at first I found myself just doing an impersonation of Jim Nabors doing Gomer. I finally said, ‘Look, tell me about this guy and who he is.’ ”

Lindsey often recalled that Griffith told him, “Goober’s the kind of guy that would go into a restaurant and say, ‘This is great salt.’ ”

“Andy Griffith turned out to be the greatest teacher I’ve ever had,” Lindsey, an Alabama native, told The Times in 1968. “He kept tellin’ me to play myself, to let it happen to me, instead of trying to be funny.”

Over the years, fans of the show often would ask Lindsey to repeat a line he said during his first appearance on the series: a scene in Sheriff Andy Taylor’s office in which Gomer asks Goober to do his “take-off on Cary Grant” for Andy.

The bashful Goober quickly gives in and delivers a humorously terrible: “Judy, Judy, Judy, Judy, Judy.”

“Couldn’t you just swear Cary Grant was right here in this room?” an impressed Gomer says.

“Yeah, that was good, Goober,” says Andy.

One of Lindsey’s favorite episodes was the one in which, as a practical joke, young Ron Howard‘s Opie and a friend hide a miniature walkie-talkie under the collar of the stray dog Goober has adopted.

“Goober thought he had a talking dog,” Lindsey said in a 1985 Associated Press interview. “It revealed Goober’s childlike qualities; it made you laugh and cry.”

Lindsey believed “The Andy Griffith Show,” which earned Don Knotts five Emmy Awards as Deputy Barney Fife, was popular because “it was honest and simple.”

“At that time, we were the best acting ensemble on TV,” he said. “The scripts were terrific.”

After Griffith left the high-rated CBS series in 1968, Lindsey continued to play Goober on the sequel series, “Mayberry R.F.D.,” starring Ken Berry. It was canceled in 1971.

An only child in a poor family, he was born in Fairfield, Ala., on Dec. 17, 1928, and grew up in Jasper, Ala. He majored in biological science and physical education at what is now the University of North Alabama.

After graduating in 1952, he spent four years in the Air Force and another year as a history teacher and head basketball coach at Hazel Green High School in Alabama before moving to New York City, where he studied acting on the GI Bill at the American Theatre Wing.

One of his first jobs on TV was as one of the liars on the quiz panel show “To Tell the Truth.” He did a stand-up comedy act to make ends meet and later played opposite Ray Bolger in the 1962 Broadway musical comedy “All American.”

After landing in Hollywood that same year, Lindsey actually auditioned for the role of Gomer Pyle — and, he later said, was told he had the part — before it went to Nabors, a fellow Alabama native.

Lindsey’s later credits included providing voices for characters in the Disney animated features “The Aristocats,” “The Rescuers” and “Robin Hood.” He also had a long run on the syndicated “Hee Haw.”

“I really don’t do Goober on ‘Hee Haw.’ I do George Lindsey,” he told the Associated Press in 1982. “Maybe I don’t know where George Lindsey stops and Goober begins. If you’re in a series, as I was for seven and a half years, you draw on every personal experience for that character.”

Although he once resented being typecast as Goober, Lindsey learned to embrace the role that brought him fame and provided the title for the 1995 book “Goober in a Nutshell,” which he wrote with Ken Beck and Jim Clark.

As Lindsey said in the 1985 AP interview, “Goober is Everyman. Everyone finds something to like about ol’ Goober.”

Lindsey, who was divorced, is survived by his son, George Lindsey Jr.; his daughter, Camden Jo Lindsey Gardner; two grandsons; and his longtime companion, Anne Wilson.

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George Lindsey was born on December 17th, 1935 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Lindsey

December 17th, 1935

12 + 17 +1+9+3+5 = 47 = his life lesson = Famous.  Internationally known.  Legacy.

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Adam Yauch

4 May 2012        13:33 ET

Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch has died at the age of 47, Rolling Stone Magazine has reported.

The star was diagnosed with cancer in 2009 but it is not clear whether his death was connected with the illness.

Yauch had surgery and radiation therapy but said last year “reports of my being totally cancer free are exaggerated”.

Under the alias MCA, he joined the group co-founded by Mike D, Mix Master Mike, and Ad Roc in 1981. They went on to sell more than 40 million albums worldwide.

The band started out as a hardcore punk outfit called The Young Aborigines in 1979 but switched to hip hop in 1984.

Two years later they launched their critically-acclaimed debut album Licensed To Ill, which spawned the hit singles (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party) and No Sleep Till Brooklyn.

The Beastie Boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last month, but Rolling Stone reported Yauch would not be able to attend.

They printed a statement from a representative of the band which read: “Beastie Boys regret that Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch will be unable to join Mike ‘Mike D’ Diamond and Adam ‘Adrock’ Horovitz at the band’s induction into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame in April.

“Mike, Adam and Adam are truly grateful for the honour but with only two of the three Beastie Boys attending, they will unfortunately not be able to perform at the ceremony.”

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-17963855

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Adam Yauch was born on August 5th, 1964 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_Yauch

August 5th, 1964

8 + 5 +1+9+6+4 = 33 = his life lesson = Putting on a good show.

Seven of Wands Tarot card

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August 5th, 1964

August 5th

8 + 5 +2+0+1+1 = 17 = his personal year (from August 5th, 2011 to August 4th, 2012) = Longevity.  Health issues.

17 year + 4 (April) = 21 = his personal month (from April 5th, 2012 to May 4th, 2012) = Timeless classic.  Universally appreciated.

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Adam Yauch

1        7

 

his primary challenge = AY = 17 = Longevity.  Heath issues.

[When his number (17 (his primary challenge)) came up, that’s when he got to live/experience what he was here to live/experience.  So, unfortunately, this was his year (his 17 personal year).]

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Adam Yauch

1414 71338                32

 

his path of destiny = 32 = American.  Mainstream.  Blockbuster success.

Six of Wands Tarot card

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His power number = 33 (his life lesson number)  + 32 (his path of destiny) = 65 = Hip-hop.  Rap.  Worldly success.  Making it big time.

King of Pentacles Tarot card

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http://predictionsyear2012.com/

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12:30 PM EDT        Tuesday May 1, 2012

The 6-month-old girl whose parents created a “bucket list” blog for their daughter after doctors said she would not live past age 2 died Monday, her father said.

Avery Lynn Canahuati, who was born in November with spinal muscular atrophy type 1, died of pulmonary complications related to the genetic disorder, Mike Canahuati said on the blog Tuesday.

“In short, one of her lungs collapsed and she went into cardiac arrest,” said Canahuati, 31, of Bellaire, Texas. “I immediately performed CPR on her and was able to bring her back to life, but only for a brief period of time before she passed away shortly after arriving at the hospital.

“Avery’s passing this quickly came as a complete shock to all of us, as she had just been given a thumbs up at her last doctors appointment only three days ago,” her father wrote Tuesday. “While we were aware of the severity of her diagnosis, we never lost hope for Avery and even in her passing, we still have hope for our daughter and all of her friends.”

The infant’s parents had written the blog as though Avery would make it past age 2 and experience life’s milestones as a healthy girl.

Canahuati wrote Monday that there were two items he could now scratch off Avery’s “bucket list”:

1. Not let SMA take my smile away.

2. Take one last breath, then take one more before I go to live with my Uncle Bryant, Nana Carolyn, Papa George and all my great-grandparents.

He published the last photo the parents took of Avery, which he said showed her “sitting on her mommy’s lap looking at me and all it took to get her to smile this big was for me to keep saying ‘Hi.’ ”

The blog began as an efficient way to keep family and close friends in touch about their baby’s health. But when the father came upon the idea of writing a “bucket list” for his Avery — a list of things to do before death, normally drafted for adults — his blog went viral and now has 2.4 million page views.

The “bucket list” is so sensitively penned that many of his readers are convinced that it’s mom, not dad, typing the entries, he said.

“A lot of people, when they post on there, they say, ‘you and your husband.’ They obviously assume Laura is writing it,” he said.

The bucket list’s entries are lighthearted, humorous and decidedly hopeful, though Avery had the worst order of an incurable disease caused by a genetic defect that attacks the muscles, especially the respiratory system. Only type 0 is worse, but that usually occurs with fetuses, the couple said.

One in 6,000 babies is born with one of four types of SMA, according to the Canahuatis, whose daughter was diagnosed on Good Friday. One in 40 people is a carrier of the gene, and the Canahuatis had a one in 1,600 chance of both being carriers — which they believe they are, the couple said.

Writing in the first person as if his daughter were the author, Canahuati created new bucket list entries during the week on the family’s averycan.blogspot.com website or their “Avery’s Bucket List” Facebook page. They included:

1. Wake up smiling.

2. Have a bad hair day.

3. Ride in an ambulance.

4. Get picked up by a fireman.

5. Meet a fan.

6. Talk to mommy & daddy.

7. Eat a cupcake & a Blow Pop.

8. Play with Play-Dough.

9. Play a practical joke on someone.

 

 

from:  http://www.cnn.com/2012/05/01/us/texas-baby-bucket-list/index.html

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Avery Lynn Canahuati was born on November 11th, 2011 according to http://averycan.blogspot.com/2012/05/avery-lynn-canahuati-111111-043012.html

November 11th, 2011

11 + 11 +2+0+1+1 = 26 = her life lesson = Photos.  Photogenic.  Popular.  In the news.  Making headlines.

Page of Wands Tarot card

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Avery Canahuati

14597 315183129             59

 

her path of destiny = 59 = Salvaging what remains.

Five of Swords Tarot card

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comprehensive summary and list of predictions for 2012:

http://predictionsyear2012.com/

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http://numerologybasics.com/

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Tragedy: Alexander Dale Oen with his gold medal after winning the men's 100m breaststroke at the World Championships in Shanghai

07:36 EST         1 May 2012

Norway’s world 100m breaststroke champion Alexander Dale Oen has tragically died.

Dale Oen, who was 26, was in Arizona at a training camp where he had a cardiac arrest in the bathroom.

The Norwegian team is holding the camp in Flagstaff ahead of the Olympics, and the federation said Dale Oen had only take part in a light training session on Monday, as well as playing some golf that day.

But team-mates became worried when the swimmer spent an unusually long time in the shower, and entered his bathroom when he failed to respond to their knocks on the door.

He was taken to the Flagstaff Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Dale Oen won the 100m breaststroke at the World Championships in Shanghai last July, three years after claiming Olympic silver in Beijing.

He was one of Norway’s top hopes for success at this summer’s Olympic Games in London.

Superstar: Dale Oen was tipped for glory at London 2012Superstar: Dale Oen was tipped for glory at London 2012

DALE OEN FACTFILE

1985: Born May 21, in Oygarden, Norway.

1989: Begins swimming at the age of four and soon joins a local swimming club.

1995: Joins the Vestkantsvommerne swimming club where his talent is developed.

2003: Enjoys first competition success with a silver medal at the European Junior Championships.

2004: Qualifies for the Athens Olympics, finishes 21st overall in the 100 metre breaststroke.

2005: July – International recognition comes with a seventh place in the 100m breaststroke final at the World Aquatics Championships.
December – Becomes first Norwegian to swim the 100m breaststroke in under a minute.

2006: April – Wins bronze in the 100m breaststroke at the FINA Short Course World Championships in Shanghai.
August – Wins 100m breaststroke silver at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest.

2008: March – Posts European record time of 59.76 seconds as he takes 100m breaststroke gold at the European Championships in Eindhoven.
August – Wins Olympic silver in the 100m breaststroke final in Beijing to secure Norway’s first ever swimming medal at the Summer Games.

2011: July – Becomes 100m breaststroke world champion, taking gold in a time of 58.71secs at the World Championships in Shanghai.

2012: April 30 – Dies of a suspected cardiac arrest at a training camp in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Per Rune Eknes, the president of the Norwegian Swimming Federation, said: ‘This is just awful, especially for the family and close friends, and also the sport of swimming.’

Norway Coach Petter Loevberg added: ‘We’re all in shock. This is an out-of-the-body experience for the whole team over here. Our thoughts primarily go to his family who have lost Alexander way too early.

‘Our thoughts go out to his family who have lost Alexander too early. Words cannot describe the grief they must feel.

‘For us here in Flagstaff it is important now that we stand together and take care of each other. It is an unreal situation and we have some tough days ahead.’

Dale Oen’s triumph in Shanghai came just three days after the massacre in Norway by right-wing extremist Anders Breivik that killed 77 people.

Dale Oen dedicated the win to the victims of that massacre, pointing to the Norwegian flag on his cap after the finish to send a message to his countrymen back home.

Sad loss: Dale Oen was a popular figure in his homelandSad loss: Dale Oen was a popular figure in his homeland

‘We need to stay united,’ he said after the race. ‘Everyone back home now is of course paralysed with what happened but it was important for me to symbolise that even though I’m here in China, I’m able to feel the same emotions.’

The federation said they found Dale Oen ‘laying partly on the floor, partly on the edge of his bathtub.’

Team doctor Ola Roensen said he immediately began performing CPR until an ambulance arrived.

Roensen said: ‘Everything was done according to procedure, and we tried everything, so it is immensely sad that we were not able to resuscitate him. It is hard to accept.’

from:  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/olympics/article-2137859/Alexander-Dale-Oen-dead-bathroom.html#ixzz1td9HiII0

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Dale Oen

4135 655           29

 

his path of destiny = 29 = Skilled.  Talented.

Three of Wands Tarot card

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Alexander Dale Oen was born on May 21st, 1985 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Dale_Oen

May 21st, 1985

5 + 21 +1+9+8+5 = 49 = Happy.  Smiling.  Satisfied.  Wish come true.

Nine of Cups Tarot card

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May 21st, 1985

May 21st

5 + 21 +2+0+1+1 = 30 = his personal year (from May 21st, 2011 to May 20th, 2012) = Count your blessings.

Four of Wands Tarot card

30 year + 4 (April) = 34 = his personal month (from April 21st, 2012 to May 20th, 2012) = Generating a buzz.  Things happen really quickly.

Eight of Wands Tarot card

34 month + 30 (30th of the month on Monday April 30th, 2012) = 64 = his personal day = Misfortune.  This sucks.  Deep sadness.

Ten of Swords Tarot card

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Charles Colson

April 21, 2012, 2:06 p.m.

Watergate felon and prison reformer Charles W. Colson, who died Saturday at age 80 in northern Virginia, was two people.

He was Richard Nixon‘s “hatchet man,” the president’s “evil genius,” who by his own admission was “ruthless in getting things done” in the Watergate years, when the things that he and others in the White House were getting done would become a national disgrace and send Colson to prison.

And he was a born-again Christian, the founder of the world’s largest prison ministry, an “unfailingly kind but tremendously courageous” intellectual leader who became the “William F. Buckley” of the evangelical movement.

Colson died from complications resulting from a brain hemorrhage at Fairfax Inova Hospital, a spokesman for his ministry said. He had undergone surgery three weeks ago to remove a pool of clotted blood on his brain.

“He had this reputation as being this ruthless guy. Even Richard Nixon thought he was ruthless,” said Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, who compared Colson to Buckley. “That is so different than the Chuck Colson I knew. He was the least ego-driven and one of the most friendly, kind people I’ve ever known.”

The fact that Colson was “born again” into evangelical Christianity as he was about to be charged in the Watergate scandal caused much snickering in the press. But Colson’s conversion proved genuine and lasting. After serving seven months, mostly at the Maxwell Correctional Facility in Alabama, he founded Prison Fellowship Ministries, which says it operates in 1,367 prisons in the U.S. and has more than 200,000 inmates participating in its programs.

Colson turned PFM into a respected conglomerate of organizations and programs dedicated to serving prisoners, ex-prisoners and their families and encouraging them to embrace Jesus Christ. And as his organization grew, so did his fame with evangelicals. His daily four-minute BreakPoint radio commentary was carried by 1,300 stations.

But, unlike the Pat Robertsons or Jerry Falwells of the evangelical movement, Colson never sought the limelight. “I haven’t sought publicity in the Christian world,” he told The Times in 1987. “I’ve stayed out of religious politics. Falwell is in the middle of it. Jim and Tammy Bakker, Pat Robertson…. I’ve stayed away. It hasn’t been my calling.”

And unlike some others in his world, he apparently never amassed great personal wealth from his work. He took an annual salary of $113,000 from his prison groups and donated all royalties from his 30 books, substantial speaking fees, and the $1 million Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion he was awarded in London in 1993 to his prison fellowship.

But whether Colson will be known more for his good works or his bad may depend on which audience is remembering.

For the survivors of the Watergate era, Colson was one of the central figures in the scandals generally grouped together under the rubric of Watergate. Appointed special counsel to the Republican president in 1969, he was the author of the infamous Nixon Enemies List. He was a central figure behind the 1971 burglary of Daniel Ellsberg‘s psychiatrists’ office, a vicious attempt to discredit the source of the “Pentagon Papers” Vietnam War documents.

John Dean, Nixon’s White House counsel and later nemesis, said in an interview that Colson was “the catalyst” for the more famous break-in at Democratic Party headquarters at the Watergate complex in Washington. Dean said Colson pressured the president’s reelection committee to approve the “intelligence activities” of G. Gordon Liddy and Howard Hunt, leaders of the so-called White House plumbers.

Dean, who himself became Colson’s target when Dean started to cooperate with Watergate prosecutors, said that Colson’s ruthlessness may have been overstated.

“He was extremely aggressive in trying to get Nixon’s policies and programs passed, as well as for his politics to succeed,” Dean said. “He was very bright, very able, and fairly expedient. He didn’t have strong moral qualms about what he was doing.”

Dean said though Colson “tried to destroy me,” the two “buried the hatchet” while they were both being held at Fort Holabird in Baltimore. “Chuck apologized for it and said he was sorry, that he put out a lot of false information and regretted doing it.”

Dean said that the two were friendly for a number of years, until Colson despaired of converting him to his evangelical beliefs.

Less charitable to Colson is Ellsberg. Though Colson was charged in both with the Watergate and the Ellsberg burglaries, he was allowed to plead guilty only to obstruction of justice in the Ellsberg matter.

Ellsberg, who like Colson had been a young officer in the Marines, said in an interview that Colson was also behind a failed plot to have him beaten up during an anti-war demonstration at the Capitol by a dozen Cubans brought to Washington by Hunt and Liddy.

Ellsberg said that Colson always denied involvement in that plot, despite testimony from others to the contrary and, while he admitted doing many bad things during Watergate, he failed to adequately own up to the specifics of what he had done.

“In short, I think Colson had a lot he could have told. His ‘born again’ experience didn’t entirely take when it came to coming clean,” Ellsberg said.

Colson was born Oct. 16, 1931, outside Boston, the grandson of Swedish and English immigrants. He graduated from Brown University and, after serving from 1953 to 1955 in the Marines where he became its youngest ever company commander, went to work for Sen. Leveret Saltonstall (R-Mass.) while going to law school at George Washington University at night.

After starting his own, successful law firm in Washington in the 1960s, he was appointed special counsel to Nixon in 1969.

After he got out of prison in 1975 he published his first book, the memoir “Born Again,” a bestseller that was made into a movie.

In his later years he lived in Naples, Fla., with his second wife, Patricia Ann Hughes, who survives him. They also maintained an apartment outside Washington. He is also survived by three children, from his first marriage to Nancy Billings, and five grandchildren.

Though always conservative, except when he was advocating for fewer prisons and for the release of nonviolent prisoners, he was not very active politically on the national stage after his White House years. But he told the New York Times two years ago that, though he had had high hopes for President Obama, he had become “totally disillusioned” with the president. “I think he has turned out to be an ideologue,” he said.

Though Colson will have a split legacy, for evangelicals he will be remembered as a hero.

“If there were an evangelical Mt. Rushmore, Chuck would be on it,” Land said.

from:  http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-charles-colson-20120422,0,1214199.story

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Charles Colson was born on October 16th, 1931 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Colson

10 + 16 +1+9+3+1 = 40 = his life lesson = Public service.  How can I help?  Helping out fellow human beings.  Good works.

Page of Cups Tarot card

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5:44 PM EDT        Wednesday April 18, 2012

Broadcast icon Dick Clark, the creator and longtime host of “American Bandstand,” has died, publicist Paul Shefrin said. He was 82.

Clark suffered a heart attack while at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica for an outpatient procedure, his publicist said. “Attempts to resuscitate were unsuccessful.”

Clark suffered what was then described as “a mild stroke” in December 2004, just months after announcing he had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

That stroke forced Clark to cut back on his on-camera work, including giving up the hosting duties for the “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” specials. He returned as a co-host with Ryan Seacrest on December 31, 2005.

Clark anguished each year over whether to continue appearing on the annual show because of limitations on his speech from the stroke, U.S. Rep. David Drier, a longtime friend, told CNN Wednesday.

“But then he would get deluged by people who were stroke victims and other people who had infirmities and they were such admirers of his fighting spirit,” said Drier, R-California.

Clark appeared on the last show for New Year’s Eve 2011.

“He loved it, but at the same time he knew that his continued diligence was providing inspiration to a lot of people who were going through difficulties, facing infirmities themselves,” Drier said.

Seacrest gave a statement to CNN Wednesday expressing deep sadness for “the loss of my dear friend Dick Clark.”

“He has truly been one of the greatest influences in my life,” Seacrest said. “I idolized him from the start, and I was graced early on in my career with his generous advice and counsel. When I joined his show in 2006, it was a dream come true to work with him every New Year’s Eve for the last 6 years.”

Seacrest called Clark “smart, charming, funny and always a true gentleman.”

“I learned a great deal from him, and I’ll always be indebted to him for his faith and support of me,” he said. “He was a remarkable host and businessman and left a rich legacy to television audiences around the world. We will all miss him.”

His “American Bandstand” work, which he began as a local TV show in Philadelphia in 1956, earned him the nickname “America’s oldest living teenager.” The show was picked up by ABC and broadcast nationally a year later.

“Only God is responsible for making more stars than Dick Clark,” said singer Tony Orlando, who was 16 when he first appeared on Clark’s show in 1961.

“You had to go through the world and universe of Dick Clark in order to part of the record business,” Orlando said.

Born Richard Wagstaff Clark in Mount Vernon, New York, on November 30, 1929, he began his broadcast career working at a radio station managed by his father.

Clark, who was married three times, is survived by his wife, Kari, two sons and a daughter.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted Clark in its nonperformer category in 1993.

Clark also hosted numerous other television favorites including “$25,000 Pyramid” and “TV’s Bloopers and Practical Jokes.”

“This guy was the best,” said singer Freddy Cannon, who appeared on “American Bandstand” 110 times. “He helped me from the very bottom of my career all through the ’80s and the ’90s, and he’s going to be missed a lot.”

Clark’s passing follows by less than three months the death of another TV dance show icon, Don Cornelius, the creator of “Soul Train.” Cornelius was found dead of what authorities said was a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Los Angeles on February 1. He was 75.

from:  http://www.cnn.com/2012/04/18/showbiz/dick-clark-obit/index.html

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[Pallas/Uranus = Eris]

 

Richard (Dick) Wagstaff Clark was born on November 30th, 1929 at 4:50 a.m. in Bronxville, New York according to http://www.astro.com/astro-databank/Clark,_Dick

November 30th, 1929

11 + 30 +1+9+2+9 = 62 = his life lesson = Dealing with restrictions.

Eight of Swords Tarot card

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Dick Clark

4932 33192         36

 

his path of destiny = 36 = Having his work cut out for him.

Ten of Wands Tarot card

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62 life lesson + 36 path of destiny = 98 = his power number = Easy listening.  Nice to listen to.

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