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    James Pollard

    Anybody know how Jamie's son James is doing? Last I knew he was at Blank.



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    Polard not looking good

    Saw Polard during the half time show and he was almost in tears. He was refering to a member of his family who has cancer. Anyone know what the scoop is?



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    Re: Polard not looking good

    Yeah, it was in the game thread.

    His son is battling cancer and is in Blank Children's Hospital getting chemo.


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    Re: Polard not looking good

    yeah not sure I'd be doing good if my young son was dealing with cancer. I knew some nieghbors who went through that when their child was young... I'm fortuante enough that i was too young to truely appreciate what it ment for a 5 year old to die of cancer back then

    EDIT I Was maybe 9 when the kid was burried in Arlington on Halloween eve


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    Re: Polard not looking good

    That is too bad. I saw JP and he lost a lot of weight.



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    Re: Polard not looking good

    that is to bad for him and his family we can only hope his son pulls through



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    Re: Polard not looking good

    As a father of an 8 month old daughter, it almost brings me to tears just thinking about that.



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    Re: Polard not looking good

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCRAZY View Post
    that is to bad for him and his family we can only hope his son pulls through
    The prognosis is said to be very good and encouraging, FWIW.



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    Re: Polard not looking good

    Man thats sucks about his child that is the worst thing ever

    I hope we can all hold back on him

    A sick kid is the worst thing a man can face

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    Re: Polard not looking good

    Lets hope his son can pull through and beat this! Cancer is horrible and I can't imagine having one of my own go through this. I'm definitely keeping the Pollard family in my thoughts and prayers.


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    Re: James Pollard

    prayers going out to jamie and his son. kick cancer's *** man!



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    Re: James Pollard

    I've never been a Jamie fan based on what he's done during his time at Iowa State.

    Be that as it may, I teared up watching the 1/2 time conversation they had with him when I got home.

    I wish Jamie and his youngster the best and hope that the reports of the positive news hold true.

    I can't imagine what he's going through and that's not even considering the unbelievable pressures of his job.

    Jamie's son should be in all of our prayers and I think it goes without saying that the courage his son has shown is far greater than any of our players that we laud have shown on the gridiron.

    I wish he and his family the best and hope for the most positive outcome possible.



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    Re: James Pollard

    The sunday before school started he visited marching band practice and brought his sons. He talked some about James and how he loves to imitate the band just as much as Austen Arnaud. James never stopped smiling the whole time they were there.



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    Re: James Pollard

    Pollard was on the pregame, and when asked about his son he broke down. It made me very sad.



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    Re: James Pollard

    God bless that little boy and his family.



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