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Tragic News: Passing of our Dear Friend, Maria Agnese Giraudo

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  • Janet Feldman
    Dear Friends, It is with a very heavy heart that I am posting the news--just received from Chris Ouma--of the sudden passing of our beloved friend, Maria
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 23, 2011
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      Dear Friends,

      It is with a very heavy heart that I am posting the news--just received from Chris Ouma--of the sudden passing of our beloved friend, Maria Agnese Giraudo.

      More details will follow, but I wanted to send this to everyone now. I hope we can find a way to honor her and keep her memory and legacy alive. She meant so much to many of us, and was a rare spirit of caring and commitment in today's world.

      May her soul rest in peace, and may we remember her with love and joy always! Janet
    • Andrius Kulikauskas
      Janet, I am very sad to hear that Maria Agnese Giraudo has passed away. This is so unexpected. I met Agnese at an Open Content conference in Milan, Italy.
      Message 2 of 3 , Feb 23, 2011
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        Janet,

        I am very sad to hear that Maria Agnese Giraudo has passed away. This
        is so unexpected.

        I met Agnese at an Open Content conference in Milan, Italy. She
        attended as a research librarian specialist, but her interests were much
        broader than that. She traveled every year to Tanzania, where she
        adopted and mentored a young man, William Wambura, and she supported
        many projects as a sponsor and advisor. She hosted me several times at
        her home in Santa Marinella, Italy, and many others as well. She greatly
        appreciated our work together with Samwel Kongere in Kenya, so much so
        that she visited him, I think more than once, and brought him to
        Tanzania to help organize and inspire UYOGA. She was very active in
        including Africans in Italy, and was very concerned about threats to
        democracy in Italy by the Berlasconi government.

        She was the daughter of a senator, and she had the heart of a senator.

        Agnese, Ciao!

        Andrius

        Andrius Kulikauskas
        Minciu Sodas
        http://www.selflearners.net
        ms@...
        (773) 306-3807


        2011.02.23 10:29, Janet Feldman rašė:
        > Dear Friends,
        >
        > It is with a very heavy heart that I am posting the news--just received from Chris Ouma--of the sudden passing of our beloved friend, Maria Agnese Giraudo.
        >
        > More details will follow, but I wanted to send this to everyone now. I hope we can find a way to honor her and keep her memory and legacy alive. She meant so much to many of us, and was a rare spirit of caring and commitment in today's world.
        >
        > May her soul rest in peace, and may we remember her with love and joy always! Janet
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      • tom ochuka
        Dear all, Greetings to you all,am just recovering from surgery that had recently,i had sistrunk ,this is athyroglosal surgery to remove acyst,thanks to God, Am
        Message 3 of 3 , Feb 23, 2011
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          Dear all,
          Greetings to you all,am just recovering from surgery that had recently,i had sistrunk ,this is athyroglosal surgery to remove acyst,thanks to God,
          Am sorry to hear of Marias home calling,we had some chat last weekend,it was just however brief,well what happened to kind lady who inspired many of us? JANET TELL US WHAT IS TRAGIC?
          How did it come?
          aM VERY SORRY To hear this sad news.
          Tom Ochuka



          From: Janet Feldman <kaippg@...>
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          Subject: [holistichelping] Tragic News: Passing of our Dear Friend, Maria Agnese Giraudo

           

          Dear Friends,

          It is with a very heavy heart that I am posting the news--just received from Chris Ouma--of the sudden passing of our beloved friend, Maria Agnese Giraudo.

          More details will follow, but I wanted to send this to everyone now. I hope we can find a way to honor her and keep her memory and legacy alive. She meant so much to many of us, and was a rare spirit of caring and commitment in today's world.

          May her soul rest in peace, and may we remember her with love and joy always! Janet


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