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anyone I have had unfinished trades with will have to be canceled. I have some tragic and unbelievable news.

today, I have lost my home to a forest fire.

I was walking home from school to my house which is located in a heavily wooded area , and I could see the cloud of smoke in the distance, it seemed so far away, nowhere near my house, and it seemed very small. when I arrived home I got ready for work. not even ten minutes later, my house was surrounded in smoke. my family and I scrambled to grab some personal belongings, but ended up with basically nothing. as we drove up the hill in our van, there was fire on both sides of the street. my father stayed behind to grab a few more things. he just made it out. the fire was already in our driveway when he escaped with his truck.

my street has had the worst of it so far, and hopefully for others sake, it stays that way. the smoke was so thick fire crews could not even get down my street, one house even exploded because of propane fuel. so far no one has been injured. my family and I are safe, but we have lost our home and belongings. my coveted figures were my pride and joy, I loved figures and customizing. but that is all gone now.

here is a link to an interview. the man speaking, Brett Ryan, is my father.

http://watch.ctv.ca/news/latest/halifax ... clip167478

once again I apologize for any inconvienence I have caused for those who have had transactions with me that have not fallen through yet.

this has torn my life apart, and will not be easy to get over. But maybe in the future I will build my collection back up again and continue customizing.

Dylan Ryan

Posted by lonewolf
on Thursday, April 30, 2009
User Comments
Collector1 -
Monday, May 4, 2009
Damn. Goes to show you just how wonderfully, painfully chaotic the world truly is. Wish you best you the luck my friend. If you are a religious man then may whatever deity you pray to give you strenght, and if not then just remember that you always have people who will lend a hand and an open heart.
bigassbuzz -
Monday, May 4, 2009
I'm incredibly sorry to hear of this man.
I've VERY glad you are safe though
Possessions mean nothing after all.

Good luck and stay positive.
lonewolf -
Monday, May 4, 2009
thanks so much man, it means a lot. but your right, people are what matters. once things settle down, I'll keep you in mind.
scarlet_magpie -
Monday, May 4, 2009
I am glad you are all safe. Pm me your new address when you are ready and I will send a couple of figures to you. Let's start up your new collection. People can't be replaced but stuff can pal.
Esbat -
Monday, May 4, 2009
Gah, sorry man. Things will get better.
windblock2002 -
Sunday, May 3, 2009
Dude,I'am so sorry...I'm glad you and family got out safe....you will be in my prays tonight.
I hope you pull through this.WB
Top-notch comix -
Sunday, May 3, 2009
I still can't believe that happened to you. I can't even imagine how hard that must have been... Im so sorry.
lonewolf -
Sunday, May 3, 2009
thank you to everyone for all your kind words and support.

my dad owns a lot of properties, so we are staying in one of them now. its not home, but we will make it work.
hung17688 -
Saturday, May 2, 2009
sorry to hear that man but it's a good ur family is safe. hope u get through this difficult time and get better.
bigdaddyscott -
Saturday, May 2, 2009
at least your ok, figures can be replaced, you can't!! sorry for your lose!
PJ&AudsCustoms -
Friday, May 1, 2009
I'm so sorry to hear that...it's simply a tragedy.
somebody1 -
Friday, May 1, 2009
If you need any help getting back into the hobby I'll try and keep an eye out for stuff you need. I'm glad everyone is okay.
dr.deadman -
Friday, May 1, 2009
WOW! Im so sorry to hear that!! Its a good thing that you and the family are o.k.
sonofred79 -
Friday, May 1, 2009
Sorry man. Best wishes to you and your family
Goldenwolf -
Friday, May 1, 2009
Brah That F##ked Up I Hope The Best For You & Your Family.
mister garbage -
Friday, May 1, 2009
Holy crap, man! That's frigg'n TERRIBLE!

Best wishes to you and your family. You're all very lucky to have escaped with your lives... and really, what else matters? We all look forward to your return and helping you rebuild your collection.

Take care.
Wayne Holden -
Friday, May 1, 2009
OH NO!!! I am glad you guys are ok, but WOW, I can't even begin to imagine how you feel... Im so sorry... I hope things get better for you!
BurchCustoms -
Friday, May 1, 2009
I am very sorry to hear the bad news. happy you got out with what is really important, though. best wishes to you and your family.
HeartBreakKid -
Friday, May 1, 2009
dude that totally su.cks,I hope things get better
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