Six degrees of separation…

Posted: March 6, 2008 in Uncategorized

You know that theory that postulates that you are at most six degrees from anyone on the planet?

Remember that lost firefighter I mentioned a couple of posts back (as being news as opposed to Conrad Black’s shower)?

Turns out he was a cousin’s nephew. He was 26. He had a child a few months old. Somtimes life really sucks.

Strange, I had no idea he existed until a couple of days ago, and it turns out I’m two degrees of separation from him.

Which would make you all three degrees…

  1. Rachel says:

    that’s sad: to discover a relative and lose him all in one fell stroke.

  2. furiousBall says:

    ouch and wow. seriously.

  3. Dave says:

    It can be such a small small world!

  4. Wow, strange isn’t it? And yes, life sucks sometimes, big time.

  5. Jocelyn says:

    Freaky. And sorry.The world never stops whirling our heads around.

  6. geewits says:

    I’m so sorry for the loss to your family. I hate it when people die young.

  7. I don’t know why it makes it more sad to discover you are somehw related eventhough you didn’t know it while he was alive, but it does. I’m sorry.

  8. Jazz says:

    Thanks everyone.

  9. So sorry, mon cher. I read somewhere that everybody in the world is everyone else’s 32nd cousin. It’s OK if we kiss.

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