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Old 02-23-2013, 03:17 PM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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Two very proud Moms( and Dads) in this story I'm sure.

Act of sportsmanship gives Texas high schooler shot at glory - CBS News
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Old 02-23-2013, 03:58 PM
 
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Thanks NK. There are many of these stories out there, and I wish everybody who knocks teenagers, especially boys, makes the time to watch.
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Old 02-23-2013, 06:21 PM
 
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That made me cry. What great kids!
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Old 02-23-2013, 07:00 PM
 
Location: Chicago area
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The world would be a much better place if we all treated others the way we want to be treated.
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Old 02-23-2013, 09:39 PM
 
Location: Orlando
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I've always felt for the most part people do this. It's just the bad ones that get all the press. Sadly every generation goes thru this.
With my son, and all of his cousins not a one of them ever got in trouble with anything and are truly a joy to be around. We like their friends too.
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Old 02-24-2013, 11:02 AM
 
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I've always felt for the most part people do this. It's just the bad ones that get all the press. Sadly every generation goes thru this.
With my son, and all of his cousins not a one of them ever got in trouble with anything and are truly a joy to be around. We like their friends too.
So many kids do things like this. I've worked in so many schools in which things like this happened on a regular basis. It's silly to me that doing something nice becomes newsworthy as if it's some kind of aberration.
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Old 02-24-2013, 11:20 AM
 
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Great story. Great kids.

And there are a lot of them out there.
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Old 02-24-2013, 04:06 PM
 
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So many kids do things like this. I've worked in so many schools in which things like this happened on a regular basis. It's silly to me that doing something nice becomes newsworthy as if it's some kind of aberration.
The reason it needs to be news is that so many people believe that kids are getting worse nowadays. I know many nice kids and when something like this happens, we need to know about it to counter the horrible press teens get.
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Old 02-24-2013, 06:05 PM
 
Location: southwestern PA
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So many kids do things like this. I've worked in so many schools in which things like this happened on a regular basis. It's silly to me that doing something nice becomes newsworthy as if it's some kind of aberration.
I feel the same way cleasach.
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