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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: [PERSONAL] My absence
Date Thu, 06 Sep 2012 21:11:14 GMT
Don, I'm sorry to hear that. I wish your wife and you all the best for 
her recovery which will take likely much energy.

We would be happy to welcome you back. Take your time off as long as 
it's needed.

Marcus



Am 09/06/2012 10:28 PM, schrieb Donald Harbison:
> I feel it necessary to explain why I have been absent from discussions here
> and on ooo-private recently.
>
> My wife was stricken with a serious medical emergency Wednesday, August
> 29th. She is recovering after surgery, and is in an intensive care unit
> here in one of the top hospitals in Boston. Needless to say, my attention
> is not on Apache OpenOffice as much as I love this project and community.
> The past week has been personally very stressful and exhausting. Next week
> looks a whole lot better as her condition has improved dramatically and she
> is now on the path to recovery.
>
> Graduation is a very important goal, I will be doing what I can to help
> with this. I've also been actively leading the OpenOffice track development
> for ApacheCon EU. Oliver-Rainer Wittmann has stepped in to take over this
> effort over the past week. Thank you Oliver.
>
> Thanks for your understanding. The medical team is optimistic that my wife
> will have a full recovery, but it will be a lengthy process.  In the
> meantime, I do plan to crank up my work engine as her care and situation
> have now become much more stabilized.

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