That’s why I decided to book a flight to Cebu city.I had never been there and I didn’t know if it would be worse than Manila.He had called 911 on Friday afternoon and was taken to the ER with what turned out to be a massive heart attack.
We made the decision this morning to terminate life support. At dinner tonight, we agreed that there are probably many people who never “got” Kevin, but there could not be anyone who disliked him. Please feel free to express your thoughts in the comments and to the [email protected] address.If not, you haven’t experienced what it really means to live… About two months ago I ended my three months long trip through South East Asia.Our dad came up on Sunday and we visited him Sunday, Monday, and today. As of last night, it was obvious to everyone that he had almost no chance of survival; and that if he did by some chance survive, he would have no quality of life.Kevin’s heart was damaged beyond repair, his kidneys were not functioning, he had not regained consciousness, and he had internal bleeding that could not be stopped. What I feel is a permanent alteration and a loss that I know can never be healed. He was brilliant, funny, helpful, kind, caring, and remarkably talented.Kevin worked for a number of companies after leaving active duty.
He had always loved weapons, history, the military, and writing, and saw a chance to combine all of his interests by creating Kevin and I really became close friends after our childhood.We saw each other just about every day after he moved to a house just two miles away from mine.In the winter of 2015, we began building our airplane together. Last Thursday night was our last “normal” night working on the airplane.I could not join him Friday night, but on Saturday morning I got a call from the Portsmouth Regional Hospital.The moment I landed on the beautiful island with the name Cebu was the moment when Then have a look at what I going to share with you now.