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Dear Ralph: I don't know why God's divine intervention let you find me after all these years, my fellow Pedro Pan brother and my childhood friend but I know my heart mourns you today. Little did we know how short lived our reunion would be. You are a Pedro Pan and therefore, you will be remembered on this site together with all the PP brothers and sisters that have gone before. The Lord has welcomed you in his loving arms. In memory of... Police Point To Pre-Existing Heart Condition In EG Motorist Death A Roselle man suffered a possible heart attack and died while driving in Elk Grove Village last Thursday (Dec. 3,2009), taking out a road sign and crashing into a tree along the way, police said. The accident occurred Thursday at 8:40 a.m.. Ralph Arbolea, 58, of Roselle,Illinois was pronounced dead at Alexian Brothers Medical Center shortly before 9:30 a.m. Thursday. Elk Grove Village Police Sgt. Jeff Prior said the death occurred as the result of a pre-existing medical condition, adding that Arbolea did not die because of injuries sustained in the crash.
| Jan 14th 2010
Ralph: It is my pleasure to be the first one to welcome you to OUR website. I hope you will find that each and everyone will welcome you as a brother. By the way, you are officially the person I've known the longest in my life, aside of my family. May we continue the journey....
| Nov 23rd 2009
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