Our Sponsor Sideshow Collectibles Send us News
Lord of the Rings Tolkien
Search Tolkien
Lord of The RingsTheOneRing.net - Forged By And For Fans Of JRR Tolkien
Lord of The Rings Serving Middle-Earth Since The First Age

Lord of the Rings Movie News - J.R.R. Tolkien
Do you enjoy the 100% volunteer, not for profit services of TheOneRing.net?
Consider a donation!

  Main Index   Search Posts   Who's Online   Log in
The One Ring Forums: Off Topic: Off Topic:
Brethil's Memorial to her son: "Maybe everyone would like to meet him." Also, a special message:

Ethel Duath
Half-elven


Jan 5, 3:14am

Post #1 of 11 (388 views)
Shortcut
Brethil's Memorial to her son: "Maybe everyone would like to meet him." Also, a special message: Can't Post

First, her thanks to you all for all your messages to her here recently! She says: "These are beautiful to read. Thank u and thank everyone."

Second, a message she urgently wants to tell us, as a mom, and also as an experienced nurse:"And so important ... if ppl would look at this site: https://parentheartwatch.org/ (Parent Heart Watch)It's recommended to screen kids 13-19 with 12 lead EKG. These cardiac killers in kids are silent and lethal. As I now know.
Over 10,000 kids a year in the US suffer a cardiac arrest. Most do not survive. Less than 8%.
Thank you !"-Brethil

The Memorial she asked me to post for her

(Brethil) "I made these for him. I'm so proud of him."









Matt with Orcrist






(This post was edited by Ethel Duath on Jan 5, 3:20am)


Cirashala
Tol Eressea


Jan 5, 4:22pm

Post #2 of 11 (307 views)
Shortcut
Those are so beautiful! [In reply to] Can't Post

Let's pray that her recommended screening program gains enough traction that it will be standard practice in healthcare and covered so that others don't suffer the same fate.

Our hearts are with her Heart

My writing and novels:

My Hobbit Fanfiction

My historical novel print and kindle version

My historical novels ebook version compatible with all ereaders

You can also find my novel at most major book retailers online (and for those outside the US who prefer a print book, you can find the print version at Book Depository). Search "Amazing Grace Amanda Longpre'" to find it.

Happy reading everyone!


Meneldor
Valinor


Jan 5, 8:53pm

Post #3 of 11 (293 views)
Shortcut
...just a little something in my eye... [In reply to] Can't Post

 


They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters, these see the works of the Lord, and His wonders in the deep. -Psalm 107


grammaboodawg
Immortal


Jan 5, 9:42pm

Post #4 of 11 (290 views)
Shortcut
So much love... [In reply to] Can't Post


Endless love. What an amazing young man... and what an incredible Mother. *warm hug* This is beautiful!




sample

We have been there and back again.


TIME Google Calendar


dernwyn
Forum Admin / Moderator


Jan 6, 1:53am

Post #5 of 11 (276 views)
Shortcut
Thank you, Brethil. [In reply to] Can't Post

I love the photo of Matt standing by his plane! Heart

And thanks to Brethil also for the information about Parent Heart Watch. As parents it seems improbable that our kids could have any possible heart problem - all the more reason to spread the word about it!


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

"I desired dragons with a profound desire"


Lily Fairbairn
Half-elven


Jan 6, 3:51pm

Post #6 of 11 (265 views)
Shortcut
Big huts to you, Brethil [In reply to] Can't Post

From one mom to another Heart

Where now the horse and the rider? Where is the horn that was blowing?
Where is the helm and the hauberk, and the bright hair flowing?
Where is the hand on the harpstring, and the red fire glowing?
Where is the spring and the harvest and the tall corn growing?
They have passed like rain on the mountain, like a wind in the meadow;
The days have gone down in the West behind the hills into shadow....


CuriousG
Half-elven


Jan 6, 9:23pm

Post #7 of 11 (249 views)
Shortcut
Video of Matt flying [In reply to] Can't Post

With permission from Reg, here's a Youtube of him as a copilot in training in a mock combat situation, a link she sent me a few months before Matt's death. She said at the time she was "a turbo proud mom" + scared to death, haha.

Since I never met Matt but Reg spoke of him often, I enjoyed the video because it gives you a good sense of his personality. And after he was gone, I asked her to keep it on Youtube as a memorial of sorts, because his friends liked it too. To go on a little further, Matt was permitted a flyby of his school (on another occasion, IIRC), which was a thrill for him and her, plus his schoolmates all thought it was uber-cool.


Altaira
Superuser / Moderator


Jan 6, 9:34pm

Post #8 of 11 (246 views)
Shortcut
Beautiful tributes [In reply to] Can't Post

Such beautiful and heartfelt tributes. Thanks so much to Brethil for sharing them with us, as well as the link to more information. I've already shared it with the parents of my young nieces and nephews.

The true tribute to Matt was how much he accomplished for someone so young and. of course, how loved he was. It's easy to see why Brethil is so proud of him.


Koru: Maori symbol representing a fern frond as it opens. The koru reaches towards the light, striving for perfection, encouraging new, positive beginnings.



"Life can't be all work and no TORn" -- jflower

"I take a moment to fervently hope that the camaradarie and just plain old fun I found at TORn will never end" -- LOTR_nutcase





cats16
Valinor


Jan 10, 6:30am

Post #9 of 11 (210 views)
Shortcut
{{hugs to dear Brethil}} [In reply to] Can't Post

HeartHeart

Join us every weekend in the Hobbit movie forum for this week's CHOW (Chapter of the Week) discussion!




Ethel Duath
Half-elven


Jan 13, 11:20pm

Post #10 of 11 (153 views)
Shortcut
From Brethil! "Love to everyone. Some of the [In reply to] Can't Post

best hearts I know."



grammaboodawg
Immortal


Jan 14, 12:58pm

Post #11 of 11 (127 views)
Shortcut
:D So very cool // [In reply to] Can't Post

 




sample

We have been there and back again.


TIME Google Calendar

 
 

Search for (options) Powered by Gossamer Forum v.1.2.3

home | advertising | contact us | back to top | search news | join list | Content Rating

This site is maintained and updated by fans of The Lord of the Rings, and is in no way affiliated with Tolkien Enterprises or the Tolkien Estate. We in no way claim the artwork displayed to be our own. Copyrights and trademarks for the books, films, articles, and other promotional materials are held by their respective owners and their use is allowed under the fair use clause of the Copyright Law. Design and original photography however are copyright © 1999-2012 TheOneRing.net. Binary hosting provided by Nexcess.net

Do not follow this link, or your host will be blocked from this site. This is a spider trap.