JR Baker in hospital

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Thoughts and prayers being sent to JR's way.
 

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Wow. To God or whoever is in charge: cool it with taking away the good guys for a minute.
 

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Update from Bretta this morning...
"JR is in critical condition. She said the next few hours are critical and she asks for prayers".

Even though as most here have attested, JR is a gentle, sweet man who would do anything for you.
But..let it be known that back in his youth he was quite a bad ass! No one messed with him and walked away unscathed.
That is the part of him that I hope is fighting to beat this.
 

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I just got this text from his sister...
The only activity on brain wave test is small electrical bursts...
Not sure what this means. They will conduct the test again tomorrow.
 

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I don't know JR, never done business with him but I've heard nothing but good about him and the Soundseat. Sure hope he pulls out of this. Sending good wishes his way.
 

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Oh no! More bad news? Heartfelt sorrow and prayers.

This week, in order:

My wife's mother died.
My wife's stepfather was put on life support.
I had to put my cat down.
Bongo died.
JR on life support.

Does it come in threes or sixes?

..depressed.
 

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Damn... in for a hip issue and now fighting for his life! That's truly awful. Hope that he pulls through. He always seemed like a really decent guy and certainly one of the most knowledgeable folks on the forum.
 

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My JR story goes as follows:

I had chronicled my own self-made problems about another premium throne top (which I will not name). I was hoping for a rebuild of some sort in which I would pay for. I couldn't be helped. That's okay; I then find out about JR. He told me he was hoping for my call, and that he was going to take care of me for my seat. He did! (no, it wasn't free, btw) Then we made a few other deals. I always made certain he knew how much I love my Soundseats.

That kind of generosity JR had shown toward a man he had never met and only saw his story on the internet speaks volumes about what type of a man JR is. I hope I say "is" rather than "was" for many years to come when it comes to JR.

He is just a good man who is too young to leave this world. I hope he pulls through.
 

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tommykat1 said:
Oh no! More bad news? Heartfelt sorrow and prayers.

This week, in order:

My wife's mother died.
My wife's stepfather was put on life support.
I had to put my cat down.
Bongo died.
JR on life support.

Does it come in threes or sixes?

..depressed.
Hey Tommy, I hope it gets better for you soon. All that at once would be very rough.
 

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I heard from JR's sister this morning.
It is not good...at all.
The EKG has not changed. They tried to revive him from the coma, but he has not responded. The doctors dont hold much hope for him.
I want to believe that anything is possible with JR...I am hoping JR will somehow beat the odds.
 

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Yeah, I had a nice conversation with JR and was well taken care of when I bought my Soundseat. Class. Pure class.

Pullin' for ya, JR!
 

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Jerry thanks for keeping us posted, sad that the recent news is not good.
Still praying for you JR.
 

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So much loss, lately. I know it's "just an internet forum", but it's also like a connection to a brotherhood. When one of ours is down, I feel it. I'm sad over all the recent loss, and I really hope for a miracle.
 


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