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Restaurateur struggles with loss of daughter, fiscal woes

By Erika Engle

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 13, 2014

~~<p>The colorful mural of the Koolau mountains and tropical flowers painted across two walls at Chao Phya Thai Restaurant in Kaneohe is a cheery gift from one of owner Angoon &quot;Mama Toy&quot; Coppedge's customers.</p>
<p>The mural is in stark contrast to the un-plumbable depths of sadness in Coppedge's heart, as Saturday marks the second anniversary of the death of her only daughter, Atchara &quot;Timmie&quot; Somanee, from lupus.</p>
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The colorful mural of the Koolau mountains and tropical flowers painted across two walls at Chao Phya Thai Restaurant in Kaneohe is a cheery gift from one of owner Angoon "Mama Toy" Coppedge's customers.

The mural is in stark contrast to the un-plumbable depths of sadness in Coppedge's heart, as Saturday marks the second anniversary of the death of her only daughter, Atchara "Timmie" Somanee, from lupus. Login for more...



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