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    Re: Father's Final Hours Spent Cheering Cyclones

    That sir, is awesome!


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    Re: Father's Final Hours Spent Cheering Cyclones

    Touching story, thanks for posting!
    I guess if there's a way to die with a smile on your face, that would be one.


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    Disgusting the disdain the Rag has for ISU.



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    Re: Father's Final Hours Spent Cheering Cyclones

    Great story.



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    Re: Father's Final Hours Spent Cheering Cyclones

    I've always that skydiving would be a good way to go.

    Listening to ISU beat Nebraska, surrounded by friends and family sound a lot better. Great story.


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    Awesome Story. God Bless your Family and the Cyclones!!!


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    Re: Father's Final Hours Spent Cheering Cyclones

    Very nice story.



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    Re: Father's Final Hours Spent Cheering Cyclones

    Wow, what a cool story. Thanks to the author who sent in the memory to the Register.



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    Re: Father's Final Hours Spent Cheering Cyclones

    Agree with all in that this is a very good story. CyforPres. thanks for posting.


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    Re: Father's Final Hours Spent Cheering Cyclones

    I agree. That's a great story and something that the family can treasure forever.

    The Register followed it up today with a husker's favorite memory being the '97 game where Nebraska could have named the score against a ridiculously overwhelmed ISU team. He made his wife and her friends, all ISU fans, sit through the majority of the game which Neb ended up winning 77-14. It didn't quite have the same touching, family feel that the original did. Odd.



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    Re: Father's Final Hours Spent Cheering Cyclones

    Quote Originally Posted by ca4cy View Post
    I agree. That's a great story and something that the family can treasure forever.

    The Register followed it up today with a husker's favorite memory being the '97 game where Nebraska could have named the score against a ridiculously overwhelmed ISU team. He made his wife and her friends, all ISU fans, sit through the majority of the game which Neb ended up winning 77-14. It didn't quite have the same touching, family feel that the original did. Odd.
    Why would the Register care about a Husker fan's favorite memory?

    I'm sure I will get the same tired response "Well, there are a lot of Nebraska fans living in the state."



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    Re: Father's Final Hours Spent Cheering Cyclones

    Wow.... just... wow

    I don't even know what to say to that. What a great last day though.



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    Re: Father's Final Hours Spent Cheering Cyclones

    My father in-law attended the Colorado 'tornado' game with me...and died soon after. I miss him very much..and that memory is priceless.


    I still carry his watch to games and rub it for good luck.


    Last edited by Palmer; 11-03-2010 at 11:16 AM.
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    Re: Father's Final Hours Spent Cheering Cyclones

    Quote Originally Posted by Palmer View Post
    My father in-law attended the Colorado 'tornado' game with me...and died soon after. I miss him very much..and that memory is priceless.
    Awesome story, great family



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