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In memory of John Cullen - JaySee

Our sympathy and condolences to John's family, friends and his fiancée.
11 years ago, October 15th 2007 No: 1 Msg: #20935  
It is really sad to hear the news that a fellow travelblogger (John Cullen) passed away in the Khao Sok caving disaster... please spare a thought for his fiance Helena and his family back home... very sad news

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11 years ago, October 15th 2007 No: 2 Msg: #20940  
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So sad to hear this - I hope that Helena is back with her family as soon as possible.

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11 years ago, October 15th 2007 No: 3 Msg: #20942  
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Really sad news. All my sympathy to Helena and both their families. Reply to this

11 years ago, October 15th 2007 No: 4 Msg: #20955  
Thats really sad to hear, my heart goes out to Helena and johns familie Reply to this

11 years ago, October 15th 2007 No: 5 Msg: #20957  
This is horribly sad news to hear. All my best to Helena and both families. Reply to this

11 years ago, October 18th 2007 No: 6 Msg: #21078  
Such a tragic event to happen to all those who lost there life in those caves. My thoughts are with all and our fellow travelblogger John. I wish Helena safe return home to her family. And my sympathy to Johns family. Reply to this

11 years ago, October 19th 2007 No: 7 Msg: #21152  
Deepest sympathy to John's family over such a waste of a good life, his spirit lives on in the rest of us as we think about him on our travels around the globe. Rest in peace mate. Reply to this

11 years ago, October 20th 2007 No: 8 Msg: #21226  
Wow what a story, what bravery to try and get help at the risk of your own life. "Heroism is taking action in a dangerous situation, Bravery is taking action in a dangerous situation knowing full well the danger involved." John was one brave hero who tried to save the one he loved. Reply to this

11 years ago, October 22nd 2007 No: 9 Msg: #21291  
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I was lucky to meet John & Helena and spend time with them during their travels. John was a great guy, a good laugh and had a caring nature and integrity. My thoughts are with Helena, who has shown immense bravery and dignity at this sad time, and their families and friends. John absolutely died a hero, because he wanted to save Helena and other people.

If anyone met John and Helena whilst they were traveling in Thailand and has any photographs of them please could you contact me via my blog page. Their camera was lost and so there are no photographs of their time traveling. We have manged to provide some and it has enabled his family to see how happy he was during his time traveling, but they only cover 2 weeks. Reply to this

11 years ago, November 21st 2007 No: 10 Msg: #22917  

My name is Helena Carroll the sole surviour of the tragic accident in Koh Sok National Park.
I have just been reading this forum and amazed at all your comments.
I cant get over the amount of support all travelbloggers have given Johns family and myself.

Please take care on your travels
All the best
Helena Carroll and Val Cullen (Johns mother- The Ma) Reply to this

11 years ago, November 22nd 2007 No: 11 Msg: #22939  
Helena, I am so sorry for your loss. Having spent some time in Khao Sok myself and doing a similar trip to yours, you story touched me here in Australia (along with many others), and while I couldn't possibly imagine what you are going through, you were in my thoughts... I hope that you are ok.... take care of yourself. He was so brave.

Reet xx
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