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Old 12-04-08, 10:25 PM   #1
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OT: A Bit of 69+ Bragging

Please forgive me, but I gotta tell SOMEBODY!

I got an email today announcing that my son, Tim, totally and completely paralyzed from the shoulders down over 20 years ago on his 21st birthday, is receiving the Colorado Bar Foundation's Merit Award. Given to only one lawyer per year, it is the highest legal honor in Colorado.



Just a few years back, Tim was awkwardly received at the annual Bar Association conference by attorneys who were embarrassed and very awkward in interacting with someone in a wheelchair.

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Old 12-04-08, 10:32 PM   #2
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Nice! Congratulations to the both of you.
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Old 12-04-08, 11:18 PM   #3
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Outstanding....you have every right to brag.
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Old 12-04-08, 11:28 PM   #4
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Good stuff! Really good stuff. Congrats to you and to your son, and let's not leave out his proud mother as well.
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Old 12-05-08, 12:40 AM   #5
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If you can't brag here, where can you brag? Congrats to all.
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Old 12-05-08, 12:48 AM   #6
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That's great.

This group could definitely use top-flight lawyer.
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Old 12-05-08, 04:52 AM   #8
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Congratulations to your son, yourself and your wife. The award is not only a testamony of your son's great abilities but also of the guidance his parents provided.

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Thanks, all. I don't yet know whether or not the wife and I are invited to the ceremony.
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Congratulations to your son. That is quite an accomplishment and one for you ahd for him to be justly proud of DNVRFOX.

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Congratulations to you and your son and many more.
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That's quite an honor. Congratulations to all
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Go Tim!
You must be so proud!
Maybe he didn't actually knock down a barrier, but he sure as heck made a hole in one that is large enough to drive a wheelchair through. I hope many will follow.

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Old 12-05-08, 08:34 AM   #14
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I don't see it as bragging, at all. You have every right to be a proud dad. Congratulations.
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Wow, that's cool! Congrats to the proud dad! Congrats to Tim!
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Boy that's a "warm fuzzy" to get! Congrats to your son on the achievement.
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I don't see it as bragging, at all. You have every right to be a proud dad. Congratulations.
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What an inspirational accomplishment!
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Thanks, all. I don't yet know whether or not the wife and I are invited to the ceremony.
You had better be- otherwise a 50+ bunch of gatecrashers may turn up.

Congrats to your son (and Mum and Dad)
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Old 12-05-08, 02:05 PM   #20
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Pass on a big congrats to Tim from me!
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Old 12-05-08, 06:19 PM   #21
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Congratulations to your son.
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Extremely impressive! Thanks for posting this, it certainly brightened my day.
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As they say, when it came to raising your son, "You done good". I can't imagine the hours of worry, sweat, patience, and determination that your son, you, your wife and others must have gone through 20 years ago. I'd brag too!
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Old 12-05-08, 08:46 PM   #24
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Very nice Senior Fox. You must be very proud, heck "I" am very proud of what Tim has done. Thanks for sharing...
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Smart kid! Tough, too, no doubt.
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