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|28th July 2009, 01:38||#1|
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A friend & Fellow BHPian passes away!
I'm still in shock as I write this. Got the news a few hours ago,and I feel numb.
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/introd...w-chicago.html (Bangalore native now in Chicago)
A close family friend(and a distant relative too), my junior in school (FAPS, Bangalore), Ashwin Gopan passed away a few days ago. He met with an accident while riding with his group on the 'Dragon' stretch.
I really didn't know that he was a member on the forum,until I saw this thread from a google search.The only child, he & his parents moved here 4 years ago from B'lore. We used to play basketball together as kids, and every now and then have a game of pool when we were in our teens. Although its been over 8-10 years since I saw him, I remember him as a very soft spoken, shy and happy-go-lucky guy.
Please include his family in your prayers today.
May his soul rest in peace.
Last edited by Nitin : 28th July 2009 at 01:57.
|28th July 2009, 01:45||#2|
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Sad news. May God give his family the strength to bear this loss. May his soul rest in peace.
|28th July 2009, 09:31||#15|
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Really sad to know this news and his parents must be devastated. May his soul RIP
OT: Does it make sense for a single child of parents to take such risks? I mean bike riding etc. I know accident can happen to anyone at anytime but still his parents would have thought otherwise.
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