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Heartfelt Condolences to Those in West and Boston

The news in the last couple of days has been horrible--between the bombing in Boston and the accident at the fertilizer plant in West. The community of West is near where I live, and I thank everyone for thinking of me from South Africa to Australia and all over the States.

I was visiting family in Houston where a tornado was purported to have touched down north of the city, and my daughter had turned off the Internet because of the storms so I wasn't able to answer queries of concern until she got home late yesterday afternoon from work.

We are all fine and were not near the blast at the time.

My heartfelt prayers go out to the families and loved ones who were injured and killed in the blasts.

And thanks to all my friends who worried about me. You all are the best.