as today went on i had forgot my oldest had went to ill to be with her family . they had got a call yesterday her 92 yr old great grandpal had went into the hospital they called family in .. at 3:30 today she called thinking she had forgot me and to tell me merry xmas and started to cry . she told me that indiana time 12:00 pm on the 25th he passed away .. and to let me know she loved me . and wouldnt be back home till sat . its so hard when a kids are away and you cant hold them and love them and tell them it will be alright . but shes a strong 16 yr who youd think was 30 or more in age by her wisdom . shell be fine i know this . but thoughts and prays are with her .. she can use all she can get ..