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    DMR article on James Smith


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    Re: DMR article on James Smith

    That is an amazing story...simply amazing. Thanks to Randy for writing that.


    'Until things are brighter, I'm the man in black.'

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    Re: DMR article on James Smith

    That is the second time they have written a story on James Smith's life and it keeps getting happier. Good for him and have a happy reunion.



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    how about an interview after James returns from Haiti? Great human interest story regardless of school. 99% of us have no clue what this guy has been through, he certainly has my respect and admiration. In spite of its problems, sports provided a path for James and he shined.



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    Re: DMR article on James Smith

    wow....speechless



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    Re: DMR article on James Smith

    My wife just about cried after reading that story, I too hope for a camera down in the islands when he reunites with his Bio-mom. May God truely bless you James!
    ...I'm sure he already has.



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    Re: DMR article on James Smith

    one of my coworkers cried and wobbled over to make sure I saw it, very moving.

    It's amazing the path through life he's had.


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    Re: DMR article on James Smith

    This is why James Smith has been my favorite Cyclone football player for the last 3 years -- an amazing story that just keeps getting better and better!!!



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    Re: DMR article on James Smith

    Quote Originally Posted by swarthmoreCY View Post
    Good story and well written. Didn't pull a tear.

    Wonder what happened to that aunt in Omaha? Wow! I can't imagine leaving a child like that.



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    Re: DMR article on James Smith

    Nice article, hopefully James tears it up this year.



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    Re: DMR article on James Smith

    Such a strong person...what a great story.

    This is a perfect example of a young man who refused accept the unfairness given to him early in life as a scapegoat to be angry at the world and a menace to society. Instead, he decided to befriend those who offered to help him, work hard in sports & school and move forward as a forgiving, driven and strong individual.

    I wish nothing but the best for James and his family and am very happy for him.


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    Re: DMR article on James Smith

    Wow... Great story. Should be required reading.

    How inspiring this must be to his teammates.



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    Re: DMR article on James Smith

    Fantastic article. I hope James has a break out year and can do something on the next level either it be in football or whatever his career path is.



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    Re: DMR article on James Smith

    Very good article. Thanks for the post.



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    Re: DMR article on James Smith

    The rag does a great article and then they don't even put it in the print section?!?! Correct me if I'm wrong but I haven't seen this article on one of the 4 pages of the sports section.


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