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    Greatest Acceptance Speech Ever

    My wife and I were watching the Jimmy V Classic last night and they played his acceptance speech from the 1993 Espys. I have probably seen it a dozen times but it moves me every time... It was the first time my wife had seen it and it was obvious she was moved as well, especially after I told her the details and they show him being helped off the stage by Coach K and Dickie V. Just thought I would share it with anyone who may not have seen it, very inspirational...

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePXlkqkFH6s]YouTube - Jimmy V on the ESPY Awards 1993[/ame]



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    Re: Greatest Acceptance Speech Ever

    I watched in on youtube last night as well. Brought tears to my eyes and made me laugh my butt off. That makes for a great speech. With people close to me battling cancer, he is 100% right about supporting it.


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    Re: Greatest Acceptance Speech Ever

    It still makes me laugh when someone off camera is telling him to wrap it up. His response is the best.



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    that part was great



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    Re: Greatest Acceptance Speech Ever

    Family, god, and the Green Bay Packers...err Rutgers. Very good speech.



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    Re: Greatest Acceptance Speech Ever

    Anybody remember just how long after the Espy's Jimmy V passed?



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    Re: Greatest Acceptance Speech Ever

    Speech was March 4, 1993

    He Died April 28, 1993



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    Re: Greatest Acceptance Speech Ever

    This is a must watch. Makes other things that go on here and in many other places seem rather pointless.



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    Re: Greatest Acceptance Speech Ever

    If you just watched that speech every day then that would be a 'full day' according to Jimmy V.



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    Re: Greatest Acceptance Speech Ever

    Dang it, why'd you have to make me cry today?



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    Re: Greatest Acceptance Speech Ever

    Did USC or Memphis win last night?

    Edit: Just looked at ESPN and saw the Tigers won in OT.

    Couple of tough losses for Floyd between Memphis and KU.



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