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Old or young is a figure of speech. You behave like an oldster, you become old. If your attitude is like when you were younger, you will stay young. This is the story of our lives when as youngsters aged 22 and 23, 37 years ago we started our family; gone through happy and sad times, including the birth and expectations of our youngest, Cyrus, when I saw and helped him being born from his Mother's womb.. and then in front of us the devastation of losing him, no longer a child but a buddy and friend, 25 years later on January 28th., 1999. What is the point–what is all this for? The realization we will lose our loved ones sooner or later? There must be reasons? This is what we are searching for.
What did we learn? After 2½ years life goes on. But it's not the same. No parent will ever know what bereaved parents are talking about, unless they go through the experience.
Click the 7 images, read some of the 30 
stories ...
Laila, the smart Woman Environment and City Planning Engineer
Daughter Laila-35 years – the smart woman environment & city planning engineer
Indonesian & U.S. graduate, experiences in Indonesia, Canada, Hawaii, Holland, Japan, USA whom a suitor from West Papua (Irian Jaya) wanted to buy with 20 pigs.
Arto, the Diplomat and his family, takes after Grand Dad
Son Arto-34, the Diplomat, his wife Dewi & 2 Sons
Indonesian & U.S. graduate, experiences in S. America, Non-Aligned Movement countries & Diplomat at the U.N., New York & author of various UN papers and English & Indonesian news articles in Indonesia.
Indonesia's "hidden" financial & political roles in the world arena by Lena Soares**I Indonesia Baru [The ideal New Indonesia]• Monopolies [Telcoms] Must Be Dismantled
... each one unique and different–some funny,
Java King Mangku Negoro I, forefather of the Suryo-di-Puro family
Java King Mangku Negoro I –  Raden Mas Said
the "Life-Taker" King immune from bullets & cannons
GrandDad RM Suryo-di-Puro, Foreign Office co-founder and senior diplomat
Grand Dad • Foreign Office Co-Founder
Raden Mas Suyoto Suryo-di-Puro 
Descendant of King Mangku Negoro 1
Parents animation 1964-2000
The Iranian & Javanese Parents 1964-2000
former Journalist & Field Operative (real live James Bond)  who married his girl
 ... some sad & heartbreaking, some adventurous and strange ...
The Iranian Family Connection, descendants of the Khajar Dynasty
The Iranian Family
Cyrus, the businessman
Son Cyrus-27
The Businessman, Musician & the music tracks
he played along with ... the youngest of the family.
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Music1||³**Music2|| Music3||³**Music4||³**Music5|| Someone to Watch Over Me | I Left My Heart In...
Commemorating Cyrus' 1st. Anniversary with music, the Voice of Heaven | God said: "I'll lend you my Child"
DID YOU KNOW THAT ... Indonesia is a HUGE, vast sprawling country and it takes more than 10 hours on a Boeing 747 jet flight (JKT-Sorong, Papua 7 hours to the east, and JKT-Sabang, Sumatra 4 hours to the west – as hundreds of thousands of international & domestic travellers will vouch) 1 more hour than mainland China’s 9 hours, to cross Indonesia's 3 time zones, double the 5½ hours flight time to cross the continental US territory or the same distance from London, across west and east Europe, to the Middle East past Iran? That its 220 MILLION+ population is made up of 582 ethnic, culture & language groups as different as French and Arabs; that “Indonesians” (a word made up in 1945 by its founding fathers) are Chinese, Javanese/ Malays, Arabs, Indians and are made up of browns, yellows, blacks and whites and every color in between; where there are Protestants, Catholics, Buddhists, Hindus, Zoroasterians, other religions most never heard of, and that Moslems make up 85% of the people where Mosques and Churches stand side by side making it the world largest Islamic nation, but is a secular (unspecified religious or political) state with rights to worship any religion, and it's as diverse as the U.S.A; that it's the world's 4th. largest populated out of 235 countries after China, India and the U.S., and 3rd. largest democracy after India & the U.S.; that 85% of commercial shipping and the world's navies use its waters (US President Bill Clinton) passing through its 17,508 islands, one of them being the world-renowned island-of-the gods Bali with its own lifestyle, with 85,000 kilometer (52,800 miles) of Hawaiian-like tropical coastline, (Marine & Fishery Dept. & Mapping Agency satellite photos) making it the world’s largest tropical paradise; that Jakarta's 12 million night time population increases during the day (published 1997 & ‘98 Jakarta Govt. statistics) making it the same size as the whole Australian nation of 20 million and is one of the world's 5 largest cities (United Nations population statistics) – and that it's as modern as New York, Paris & London with as many as, and larger shopping malls; and that it is cheaper to live and shop for the same things than in Hong Kong, Singapore and other world-known shopping centers; that the world's fashion magazines have their local versions (Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, etc.) and 99% of all trucks, cars, small and large motor bikes including the Harley Davidsons & big 1,100cc BMWs are locally assembled, and that it makes its own weapons, airplanes, attack helicopters, and that original $5 Macdonalds cost .70¢, Pizza Huts, Wendys, Kentucky Frieds, Cokes, Pepsi, licensed CDs and DVDs cost a fraction (15-35%) of their country of origin? That rubber, chocolate, tobacco, rice, pepper and other spices which the whole world has come to regard as its own, came from this area of 120 former royal kingdoms over 2000 years ago which included the Sriwidjaya & Majapahit Empires (700-1300 & 1100 AD), and were traded all over the world in Europe, Asia, and the South Americas, and that these traders seeded areas in South Africa, Madagascar, Hawaii, New Zealand, Suriname in central America among many other areas, because the Javanese cultural imprint still make up their present indigenous culture?| The Makings of a world Superpower, by L. Soares.. Please click here | How? Click here | Living in Indonesia (by expatriates)
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Some of The Life-Connection Website Stories

Some Great Things About Becoming Old | Why People Have Different Beliefs? | Traveling to Bali by land? | That Crazy Old Man On His 275 km Bike | ADCs Are Real | The Miracle of the fan | The Amazing Grasshopper Event |.Handling the bereaved – The Do's & Don'ts

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If you love something... | Trying to understand the pain when someone we love leaves us
by website visitors Aug. 1st. & 21 April '01

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The vast sprawling, 5600 km wide 17,508 Indonesian islands
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³MIDI files sequenced (played) by Devian an Indonesian graduate from the Berkeley School of Music.

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What other world wide web Sites have to say about these Life-Connection Webpages
“ ..I hope you continue your road map.. ”  –  the web's largest site on grandparenting:I looked at your site (it was excellent) ... I hope you continue to design your great site and continue your road map!* Have a good day.”  ... Bryan Butakis *Road map is a reference on real-life experience, the "how-to" of handling the devastation and bereavement of losing one's child, and the psychic and physicalAfter Death Communications” found in several webpages at the site map.
“ ..success stories!”  Living in Indonesia - A site for expats  –  one of the largest web sites for Expats living in the vast and sprawling Indonesian nation, the world's 4th. largest populated nation.. click here for more infoIt's great to have real life examples of all the things we're talking about ... Especially the ‘success stories’ of the kids** of these (mixed) marriages ...Your sites are very interesting and offer valuable insight to many ... good luck with them all!! ... All the best”  ... Danielle Sukarty, Organizing Committee, Living in Indonesia - A site for expats  •  **Laila 35 years the smart Environment & City Planning Engineer  & **Arto 34 years, the Diplomat
What other Moms had to say ...
“ ..Everything I wish I could articulate  myself.. ”  I visited (this) webpage and found it to be everything I wish I could articulate myself ... although I know what a heart wrenching task it must have been to put it in words, I am grateful to you for what you have done ... ” Teresa, Arkansas, U.S.A. (a bereaved parent) 
“I've found a shelter in a storm.. ” How amazingly wonderful your site is! My son Karl died on 2/21/01. He was 18. I miss him IMMENSELY! Hugs to you and your beautiful wife. Thank you so much for sharing your hearts. I especially Love seeing photo's of your beautiful son Cyrus. I'm saving your web pages and plan to read EVERY word... It's so wonderful you have such an important and extensive site for human beings in such pain and need. Know that today, thank's be to God and You, I've found a shelter in a storm. GOD BLESS YOU & YOUR WIFE AND DEAR CYRUS!!!”  Colleen McCurdy, 25 Mar. ’01 |
What other folks had to say... | The Do's and Don'ts in facing bereaved parents–from the bereaved's perspectives|| After-Death Communications is Real – The Miracle of the Fan | “Our Son in the other dimension”
What a Dad had to say ...
“ brought tears in my eyes.. ” I am so sorry about the loss of your son Cyrus. I have read the story that you wrote in the page. I cannot imagine the trauma that you and your wife had to go thru, it brought tears in my eyes at the middle of the story what you must have gone thru. How sad it must had been. We too had our sorrows and had to go thru the valley of the unknown hurts of life... Gustaaf Vogelsang 8 August, 2001
What a bereaved Mom & Dad has to say ...
“ ..losing a child is far more devastating.. ” Losing an offspring like our 25 year old, Cyrus, is a devastation NO parent will ever know, unless ONE EXPERIENCES it. It is far more devastating than losing one's own parents and brothers and sisters – which we had experienced and had gone through several times. More so when this child was a living doll, then no longer a child, became an adult and then a friend, a trusted buddy who can instead give advice, and whom we can share experiences with . On Jan. 28, 1999 when he passed away, and 2½ years later on Aug. 7th. 2001, our voices still break up and tears welled up in his mother's eyes , when a friend who did not know Cyrus was no longer with us, asked “...and how is Cyrus..?” || The Do's and Don'ts in facing bereaved parents – from the bereaved's perspectives
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A Javanese Prince who married an Iranian Princess - A James Bond True-Life Story
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Raden Cyrus Agung ... 9 Nov. 1973–28 Jan. 1999* & remembering his favorite kind of music
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After-Death Communications is Real - The Miracle of the Fan 26 Aug., 1999
The One-Legged Grasshopper • The Air Conditioning System that refused to be shut off • The Exploding Light Bulb
 – A Prayer for our Son & all other departed children
Raden Mas Suryo-di-Puro, senior diplomat (Granddad)
Javanese Weddings reflect parents lifetime roles
A King immune from bullets and cannons ...
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Indonesia's 220 Million World's 4th largest country...
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Some Great Things About Becoming Old
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If I had My Life To Live Over Again
The World Is Full of Sons and Daughters Like Me
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