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Jul 23, 2014
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PAIN & HOPE

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Jenny, her husband and her mother died today in the Malaysian plane who was shot down above Ukraine. I knew Jenny as a costumer. She was the owner of Asian Glories, my favourite restaurant in The Netherlands. Her husband was an exquisite chef. She was a good friend of one of my best friends. I got to share some good...
 

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