Found February 26, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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The Orange County Register’s Jeff Miller penned a column about former Anaheim Ducks and Red Wings defenseman Ruslan Salei, and it’s…It’s a difficult one to read, but it’s worth your time: In one of his last acts on this Earth, Ruslan Salei made out his will. He and Bethann began planning his estate, setting up a trust for the kids. They talked about where he’d be buried. The couple had been together for 14 years and married six, had produced three beautiful children, had a gorgeous home here and a second one built to Ruslan’s specifications in his homeland of Belarus. So busy with what was happening, they hadn’t thought about what could happen. He had accumulated plenty in collecting professional paychecks for 14 seasons, the first nine of which came with the Ducks. Yet, until that day in July, sitting in some attorney’s office, not entirely sure why they were even there to begin with, the Saleis never had time for what if, never pondered just in case. Now, for some reason, they ...
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