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Hey folks.

Unfortunately, I've just had some really sad news about one of our community.

Sam Donohoe, known on the forum as @sam donut has passed away.

He was diagnosed with stage 5 stomach cancer in March after being really ill for a few months (but never telling anyone on here!), which sadly accelerated until he passed away on April 23rd.

I've known Sam since we were both 17, and used to hang out in dodgy goth clubs together. He was always one of the loveliest and most laid back guys you could meet.

I've spoken to his partner, Gail, and she asked me to let you all know as he loved this place and the people here, and I know many of you have chatted to him over the years. He was genuinely really excited about the rearranged live European dates and recovering so he could travel over to the mainland to see them, and to meet some of you folks.

I'm going to miss him horribly.

RIP Sam.
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RIP Sam :(
Awful news.
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This is terrible news :(

Enjoyed his occasional #todaystshirt posts on the twitters last year very much.

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Terrible and unexpected news. RIP Sam.
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Ah man. That's horrible. Bastard cancer. :x :(
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RIP Sam
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Terrible news, thoughts with the family and those who have lost a friend. RIP
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Awwwwwwwww very sad news indeed, never got to met him in person, but a lovely guy and he'll be much missed. :( :(
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Very sad news indeed. Rest in Peace Sam
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That's awful. I am so sorry to hear it. RIP.
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Heartland is a little community. I'm very grateful that I've met some lovely people through this forum. The ones you haven't met in the flesh you get to know and can have friendly banter and is still a shock when you hear the dreadful news of someone's passing :(
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Such sad news, love and sympathy to his family and friends.

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Sad news , condolences to his partner and family .
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Bloody hell that's terrible news. RIP Sam.
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Sad news. RIP Sam. f**k Cancer.
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Ah sorry to hear that. Sympathy to his family and friends.
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Oh my, so suddenly ... :( ... RIP Sam... :( ...
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Sad news. RIP Sam
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It's always a blow when we lose one of our own. RIP Sam. :'(
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RIP Sam :cry:
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That is so sad to hear one of us lost :(
Rip Sam :(
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terribly sad news. RIP Sam.
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Horrible and sad news:(. I never met him. he was going to come here to Maastricht as well. and so sudden. strength to his family, partner and friends
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Shocking news. My condolences. I have no words.
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Really sorry to hear this
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