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Minneapolis, collapsed bridge #1: I am safe and ok, Thank you for asking

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I have been touched by the number of people asking and sending me messages wondering if I am alright and offering there prayers and thoughts.

The bridge that collapsed its one that I use frequently.

I am well as is my friends and family.

I am awaiting work on a co-worker and friend who is listed as missing,

I remain hopeful that he is not part of the destruction and devastation.

I am preparing for the worst as I hope for the best.

Please pray for him and his family.

-- Dusty



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Greg3G

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#1 posted 2449 days ago

I am so glad to hear you are safe….I will keep your co-worker in my prayers. If there is anything we can do as a community please let us know.

God Bless

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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Karson

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#2 posted 2449 days ago

Dusty Thanks for providing the information. and your co-worker and friend is in our prayers.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#3 posted 2449 days ago

My prayers are with you and your friends. Glad you’re ok.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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WayneC

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#4 posted 2449 days ago

Thanks. I was wondering as well. I will keep your friend in my prayers.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#5 posted 2449 days ago

Glad to hear you are ok, I sent up prayer for your friend. Let us know what you find out.

Diane

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Chip

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#6 posted 2449 days ago

I was wondering as well Dusty. Glad to hear that you are ok. Perhaps if they want the thing built right this time, they’ll give you a call.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#7 posted 2448 days ago

Good to know you are safe and your family, may prayers help find your friend safe.

-- Joel Tille

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PanamaJack

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#8 posted 2448 days ago

Please keep us informed as time passes. Hopefully all will be okay.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Bob Babcock

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#9 posted 2448 days ago

Glad to hear your OK. Hoping the best for your friend and thoughts for everyone touched by this tragedy.

-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org

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oscorner

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#10 posted 2448 days ago

Thanks for letting me know that you and your family are o.k. Thanks be to God!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#11 posted 2448 days ago

oh my. Thanks for taking the time to keep us posted and to let us know that you are ok.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#12 posted 2448 days ago

Quite unbelieveable! I’m certainly glad your alright, I pray for those people who were unfortunate enough to be there, just going about they’re daily lives.

I hope all turns out well for your friend.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Mark A. DeCou

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#13 posted 2426 days ago

I will admit it Dusty. I had worried about you also. I decided to check this morning if you were still around, worrying about the worst. Then, happily, I found this blog. Thanks for letting us know you are ok.

Kansas Admirer of your work,
Mark

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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Drew1House

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#14 posted 2425 days ago

How about your co-worker… glad you are safe…

Drew

-- Drew, Pleasant Grove, Utah

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Dusty

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#15 posted 2425 days ago

Fellow Lumberjacks,

He was found, and had been one of the 100 victims who had been he injured and had been hospitalized . He has been released from the hospital and is recovering.

He is single, and not from this area so there wasn’t any family or local contacts for him to relay any information.

Because of data privacy laws no information could be released about his hospitalization, thus leaving us all in the dark for an extended period of time.

After he had recovered enough to be released from the hospital he called us to report that he was doing fine and is in recovery.

Thank you for all your concern and prayers.

-- Dusty

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