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    What a bummer (HS girl collapses on the court and dies)

    ESPN - Glen Oaks' star Veal collapses, dies during game - High School Sports



    This is just tough all the way around. No foul play, just a kid doing what she loved.


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    Re: What a bummer (HS girl collapses on the court and dies)

    I had a cousin who died in very much the same way. Playing a basketball game at school.

    It's just so senseless. His father has never really recovered emotionally.



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    Re: What a bummer (HS girl collapses on the court and dies)

    I couldn't imagine how this would feel. Terrible.



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    Re: What a bummer (HS girl collapses on the court and dies)

    What is with all the sad stories today. Can someone start a thread ripping on the Hawks or something.



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    Re: What a bummer (HS girl collapses on the court and dies)

    I still remember in HS when a runner from M-town collapsed and later died. Finished his race, then boom. Always terrible senseless tragedies.


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    Re: What a bummer (HS girl collapses on the court and dies)

    This sounds terrible, but at least when there is foul play, you can some how over time cope and understand the death or use it as a lesson or example. When it's just senseless, it's got to be near impossible to try to understand.


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    Re: What a bummer (HS girl collapses on the court and dies)

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    This sounds terrible, but at least when there is foul play, you can some how over time cope and understand the death or use it as a lesson or example. When it's just senseless, it's got to be near impossible to try to understand.
    Exactly.

    I had a classmate in high school who's brother died one evening while at home. He had went to his room after eating supper and wasn't feeling well. His mom then found him dead. I don't think they ever really knew why he died.

    Very sad.


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