tenpo esun pini la jan pona mi li kama moli.
nimi ona li Koli.
ijo ike li moku e sijelo ona tan insa.
ijo ike li open lon palisa unpa ona.
jan pi sona sijelo li pana e telo pona tawa jan pona mi.
telo pona li pali ala.
tenpo sike suno luka luka la mi kama sona e jan pona mi.
mi kama sona e jan pona mi lon ilo wan ma.
tenpo pini la mi tawa ala e luka ona.
jan pona mi li open e tomo toki sitelen.
jan mute li kama tawa tomo toki sitelen ni.
jan li sitelen e nimi pi ijo mute ante.
jan pi tomo toki ni li pilin ike.
jan ni li kulupu mama.
jan pona mi li pana e sona tawa ilo sona.
jan pona mi li pali e pali pona tawa jan mute.
tenpo mute la jan Koli toki ni: o pana sinpin.
jan Koli li mije pona.
mi toki tawa jan sewi tawa jan Koli.
mi pilin ike.
Comments / corrections please. English translation below.
Last week, my friend died.
His name is Cory.
Cancer devoured his body.
He had prostate cancer.
Doctors gave him medicine.
The medicine did not work.
I have known my friend for 10 years.
I met him on the internet.
I never met him in person. (I never shook his hand)
He started an email group.
Many people joined this group.
People write about many different things.
The people of this email group are sad.
These people are a big family.
He was a computer programmer.
He did good deeds for many people.
Cory often said "Pay it forward".
He was a good man.
I pray for him.
I feel bad.
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