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Old 08-28-09, 03:43 PM   #1
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A little retrospective......what 5 years can do.


From where I started at 581 pounds to last year. You old hands have seen this before, but the new C&A members won't have
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Old 08-28-09, 03:53 PM   #2
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That's a well done vid Tom! And truly inspirational! I had to laugh about the song choice though, only because I used it for a fire academy video tribute to my class about two years ago and Youtube disabled the audio to it for copyright reasons. I'm glad they left yours on!
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Old 08-28-09, 03:55 PM   #3
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I can never see that too many times.
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bravo, you are an inspiration.

Thank you
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Old 08-28-09, 04:27 PM   #5
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Nice one Tom.
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YouTube - Long Road 2

From where I started at 581 pounds to last year. You old hands have seen this before, but the new C&A members won't have
We may have already seen it Tom, but that doesn't mean its any less inspiring!
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Old 08-28-09, 05:33 PM   #7
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WOW!!!! What a great video Tom... Kudos to you sir, you are indeed an inspiration...
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wow. infinitely cool.
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Old 08-28-09, 06:20 PM   #9
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Great video, Tom. I hadn't seen it before, glad you shared it again.
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Truly - Inspirational.

Thanks, it will be sent to others.

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Old 08-28-09, 07:38 PM   #11
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Woot! Congratulations, and nice vid. You are a shining example of what can happen for those of us who make good choices.
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Very nice Tom, very nice. You have inspired me. I was 335 about 10 years ag, lost 140 lbs and now am frustrated as I head back up. at 230 this morning and am trying to re-motivate myself to getting back on track... thanks for posting. i had not seen...
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Tom, Congrats!
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Old 08-28-09, 08:02 PM   #14
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That's a well done vid Tom! And truly inspirational! I had to laugh about the song choice though, only because I used it for a fire academy video tribute to my class about two years ago and Youtube disabled the audio to it for copyright reasons. I'm glad they left yours on!
I did put a big blurb in for the artist and linked to his CD for sales in the description of the video as advertisement for him. Maybe that's why, or maybe they looked at the context and decided to let it be. Who knows.
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Old 08-28-09, 08:18 PM   #15
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Wow! Incredible Tom.
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Man Tom, everytime I see that I get inspired. I'm going through a rough time right now and that video was much needed. As I sit hear and feel bad about life I definately needed to see the part about taking back my life. It definately is in my hands. Thank you so much Tom!!!!!!
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Old 08-28-09, 08:36 PM   #17
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Man Tom, everytime I see that I get inspired. I'm going through a rough time right now and that video was much needed. As I sit hear and feel bad about life I definately needed to see the part about taking back my life. It definately is in my hands. Thank you so much Tom!!!!!!
Hey, if you need an empathic ear, I'm only a PM away.
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Old 08-28-09, 09:11 PM   #18
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Very nice work, both on the video and transformation! Also found time to add some education, eh? It's just too bad I'm seeing this so late because I feel like riding now!
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Old 08-29-09, 08:26 AM   #19
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My reaction to seeing that video is to shout

I'M NOT WORTHY! I'M NOT WORTHY!



Seriously, thanks for posting it again.
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My first viewing. Absolutely insprirational. Perfect song to go along with the video. Thanks Tom for sharing it.
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A great inspiration to everyone. Super job on recaptureing your life.
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As the Chinese say, "talk doesn't cook rice".

It is an outstanding result for an extraordinary effort. Congratulations.
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Tom, I love that fade effect between your face and the road. Mixing in the pictures then going back to the road is an awesome way to tell the story about your journey. Totally inspiring!!
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