I'm very sad to hear about Michael passing away.
He's become a very good friend over the years and someone whose company I have always really enjoyed.
Laughter was never far away when Michael was around and he is someone who the more I got to know, the fonder I got of him.
I am sure there are a lot of other people who, like me, will really miss him.
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