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FireTom
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Member Since: 20th Sep 2003
Total posts: 6650
Posted:Unfortunately it turned out to be true



our sister Maddie fell victim in a car bombing in Yemen...



Maddi, we will always remember you, your smile and the warmth of your heart.



We all heart and miss you terribly...




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Thanks Jonathon, for the beautiful pictures that you took you're an amazing photographer.



Thanks all for love and support, that goes out to Maddi's family, Ronan and all the other close friends. I guess there is nobody out there who knew her and not got struck by her cheerful personality.... ubbcrying

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FireTom
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Member Since: 20th Sep 2003
Total posts: 6650
Posted:The plot thickens... I mean "sickens".



It seems as if our sister got lost.



Please, if anyone can verify her whereabouts - let us know.



Still hoping meditate


the best smiles are the ones you lead to wink

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Rouge Dragon
Rouge Dragon

Insert Champagne Here
Location: without class distinction
Member Since: 21st Jul 2003
Total posts: 13215
Posted:*is a little bit confused about the situation but sends positive thoughts anyway*

i would have changed ***** to phallus, and claire to petey Petey

Rougie: but that's what I'm doing here
Arnwyn: what letting me adjust myself in your room?..don't you dare quote that on HoP...

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Glåss
Glåss

The Ministry of Manipulation
Location: Bristol
Member Since: 8th Nov 2001
Total posts: 2523
Posted:Oh, no. Crying

Maiuki = Maddi Alvarez Calleja listed below as Magie lvarez Calleja from Basque



I went through the nets for info:

Obituaries in Spanish:

http://www.elcorreodigital.com/vizcaya/2...o-20070704.html

http://www.noticiasdenavarra.com/ediciones/2007/07/04/politica/espana-mundo/d04esp26.937115.php



Same obituaries auto translated into English:

http://www.google.com/translate?langpair...o-20070704.html

http://www.google.com/translate?langpair...sp26.937115.php



Info on attack from - news articles:

http://www.thinkspain.com/news-spain/13321

http://www.eitb24.com/new/en/B24_55996/life/FACTBOX-Mikel-Essery-and-Magie-Alvarez-two-Basque/

http://www.eitb24.com/new/en/B24_55927/w...talan-tourists/

(Last one has a link to gallery of pics of the vehicles - after, not worth seeing)



In Spanish (have more details and lists of names):

http://noticias.hispavista.com/nacional/20070704151537/

http://www.gara.net/azkenak/07/26989/es/Dos-ciudadanos-vascos-entre-fallecidos-atentado-Yemen



No extra info here (English main news sites):

http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/ED82AC45-5D37-4B46-B1C3-1273CD7A82AE.htm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/6264808.stm



As I remember her, she never stopped laughing. Truly a bright soul.

I don't know what to do with myself this morning...


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Meenik
Meenik

enthusiast
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Member Since: 7th Nov 2001
Total posts: 272
Posted:In her last email to Amber, Magie said she was going to Yemen with the tour group mentioned in the articles. I'm afraid it looks like this really happened.



Magie means a lot to many of us. She is full of life and love and enthusiasm. Please everybody keep your hearts strong.



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ma'tina
ma'tina

multiplex
Location: somewhere...
Member Since: 20th Mar 2005
Total posts: 611
Posted:i have her mail address, private one, and will write to her immediately in hope to get an answer from/of her somewhen soon !

let's just hope its not true.....

cause i just pray and hope and wish.....etc. that its not her.....[censored] al-quaida...ubbcrying mad2 ubbcrying

much love to everyone....grouphug



tina

xxxxxx

and take all care......


- Ho Sa -
kisses & peace & love to beautiful madges
*rever le temps le prendre*

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BansheeCat
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Location: lost
Member Since: 29th Jul 2005
Total posts: 1247
Posted:I can not beleive this so sad. heart breaking



Nick, please send me a number to reach you
xoxo
a


"God *was* my co-pilot, but then we crashed, and I had to eat him..."

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Karsten
Karsten

Member
Location: Berlin
Member Since: 2nd Aug 2004
Total posts: 15
Posted:I've been with her at Feuerkunst Berlin and we stayed together at UeberParis - she was so full of life and happy to go to Jemen...

Stunned and sad,
Karsten


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Glåss
Glåss

The Ministry of Manipulation
Location: Bristol
Member Since: 8th Nov 2001
Total posts: 2523
Posted:
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Goodbyes said at KPG - Thailand - January 07
CW from bottom centre, I think it goes:
Andrea, Krysta, Dan, Jessica, Nick, John, Clare, Mary-Krista, and Magie (bottom right in yellow)
http://www.homeofpoi.com/gallery/showpho...=500&page=1


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Yakumo
Yakumo

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Posted:frown

Blinded by Hyperlights, please donate generously grin

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Skulduggery
Skulduggery

Pirate Pixie Crew Captain
Location: Wales
Member Since: 12th Aug 2004
Total posts: 8428
Posted:That is terribly sad. frown

Feed me Chocolate!!! Feed me NOW!

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mcp
mcp

Flying Water Muppet
Location: Edin-borrow.
Member Since: 20th May 2003
Total posts: 5276
Posted:[censored]!

I should have got to know her better at UberParis. I'm disappointed at life again.

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"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

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animatEd
animatEd

1 + 1 = 3
Location: Bristol UK
Member Since: 31st Aug 2004
Total posts: 3540
Posted:I wanted to meet her frown

I don't like all this death that's happening at the moment. Stop it.


Empty your mind. Be formless, Shapeless, like Water.
Put Water into a cup, it becomes the cup, put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, put water into a teapot, it becomes the teapot.
Water can flow, or it can Crash.
Be Water My Friend.

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Spanner
Spanner

remembers when it was all fields round here
Location: in the works... somewhere...
Member Since: 27th Feb 2003
Total posts: 2790
Posted:So sorry to hear of this frown



Dark days indeed... hug


"I thought you are man, but
you are nice woman.

yay,

:R"

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ma'tina
ma'tina

multiplex
Location: somewhere...
Member Since: 20th Mar 2005
Total posts: 611
Posted:thx glass for this loverly pic....my whole soul is crying....

- Ho Sa -
kisses & peace & love to beautiful madges
*rever le temps le prendre*

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Antti_Everything
Antti_Everything

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Location: Jrvenp, Finland
Member Since: 12th Aug 2003
Total posts: 446
Posted:
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Oh my god. I'm shocked. Such tragedy. Deepest condolences to family and close friends. She was the nicest person I've ever met.

Here's a link to a high res version of the pic if someone wants to download it for theirselves. http://www.anttisuniala.com/photos/maiuki.jpg


Point your toes.

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strugz
strugz

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Southampton - Possibly...
Member Since: 6th Mar 2002
Total posts: 3964
Posted:frown frown

this year sucks on soooo many levels.....

I heard sooo many good things about this lady and got to see her perfomance from the show you guys put on out there on a dvd clare had - amazing..... a complete waste of a special life frown

hug


"...We don't stop playing because we get old, we get old because we stop playing......."

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mech
mech

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: "In your ear"
Member Since: 9th Jun 2003
Total posts: 6207
Posted:what amazing tributes to both her, and to her memory.

thank you for sharing them.

i never met this woman, nor knew of her in any special fashion, possible in passing chat.

i am still sorry for the loss to her family and friends, as i know the calabour of those who will miss her.

my deepest sympathies to you all, and to her family and friends.


Step (el-nombrie)

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Durbs
Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England
Member Since: 23rd Sep 2001
Total posts: 5688
Posted:frown

Burner of Toast
Spinner of poi
Slacker of enormous magnitude

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Gnor
Gnor

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Perth
Member Since: 31st Mar 2003
Total posts: 5814
Posted:ubbcrying

Sadness for HOP ppl this week.


Is it the Truth?
Is it Fair to all concerned?
Will it build Goodwill and Better Friendships?
Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?

Im in a lonely battle with the world with a fish to match the chip on my shoulder. Gnu in Binnu in a cnu

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blu_valley
blu_valley

fluffy mess
Location: Brighton
Member Since: 8th Apr 2005
Total posts: 197
Posted:Oh my eek frown


hug


"I want to know if you can see beauty even when it's not pretty, every day,and if you can source your own life from its presence.." - Oriah Mountain Dreamer

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TheBovrilMonkey
TheBovrilMonkey

Liquid Cow
Location: High Wycombe, England
Member Since: 3rd Sep 2001
Total posts: 2629
Posted:frown

But there's no sense crying over every mistake. You just keep on trying till you run out of cake.

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Birgit
Birgit

had her carpal tunnel surgery already thanks v much
Location: Edinburgh
Member Since: 27th Jan 2005
Total posts: 4145
Posted:I've never met her, but my thoughts are with all of you who have frown grouphug

"vices are like genitals - most are ugly to behold, and yet we find that our own are dear to us."
(G.W. Dahlquist)

Owner of Dragosani's left half

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jo_rhymes
jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
Location: Telford, Shrops
Member Since: 10th Apr 2005
Total posts: 4525
Posted:frown

I hardly have any positive thoughts left(!) but those that I do have, I'm sending out grouphug


Hoppers are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

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Pink...?
Pink...?

Mistress of Pink...Multicoloured
Location: Over There
Member Since: 6th Apr 2002
Total posts: 6140
Posted:frown Oh no! She is such a lovely soul! Really caring and full of inner and outer beauty!



I hope that this is not true, if it is she will be sorely missed!


Never pick up a duck in a dungeon...

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TheApprovingNinja
TheApprovingNinja

From the Ashes of a Ninja Rise THE HIPS OF RAGE
Location: Edinburgh
Member Since: 8th Jul 2003
Total posts: 371
Posted:I remember her as a truly lovely in the deepest sense of the word person. Her energy, life, and selflessness were truly an inspiration , the world has lost a happy light.

deepest condolences to all who knew her


Viva UGLY STAFF

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faith enfire
faith enfire

wandering thru the woods of WI
Location: Wisconsin
Member Since: 27th Jan 2006
Total posts: 3556
Posted:frown hug for you who knew her and for her family

Faith
Nay, whatever comes one hour was sunlit and the most high gods may not make boast of any better thing than to have watched that hour as it passed

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_Clare_
_Clare_

Still wiggling
Location: Belfast
Member Since: 22nd Oct 2002
Total posts: 5967
Posted:frown



My god.



Drew told me this morning, and I came on here to see for myself.



My heart goes out to her family and those closest to her... what a tragic waste of a beautiful soul.



I spoke to Ronan (Magie and he went out for a number of years when she stayed in Ireland... they were very close, as she was to many of the Galway firespinners) this morning... he's flying out to be with her family in Spain.





I got to know Magie in Thailand in January, and we spoke again at UberParis... she was a beautiful lady - kind-hearted, funny, full of life... and she was so excited and looking forward to her trip in Yemen.



She got the job to be a tour guide, and was looking forward to the opportunity to experience new things and build up her confidence.



Magie was trained in ballet, but also lived with and learned poi with Ronan... and she was an astounding poi dancer.



When she thought no-one was looking (because she was self-conscious), she would encorporate ballet into poi... and it was breathtaking.



My love and thoughts are with Ronan and her family...



(If it helps any... I've asked my mum to find her and look after her until she finds the place where she needs to be... Mum was good at looking after people... and they'll get along very well...)



xx


Getting to the other side smile

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Yakumo
Yakumo

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Location: Oxfordshire
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Posted:oh clare ubbcrying grouphug

Blinded by Hyperlights, please donate generously grin

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Nephtys
Nephtys

resident fridge magnet
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands
Member Since: 3rd Oct 2002
Total posts: 835
Posted:Oh god. Massive hugs to everyone in Galway, and all her other friends and family of course. Unbelievable.

everyone's unique except me

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PK_
PK_

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Member Since: 20th Dec 2001
Total posts: 4991
Posted:frown

My condolences whole heartedly.


PK.

"To be an angel, one need not have wings.
In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

*Francois Couperin.

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