My nephew turns 19 today
by GU82ND4ever (2013-01-07 00:30:06)
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I can still hear him right after the USC game - "ND is playing for the national championship on January 7. This is the best birthday gift ever!!!". Such elation is a far cry from the days when he would sit through another painful ND loss, asking me sorrowfully, "when are they ever going to be good?"

Today hopefully also marks my brother's return to work following surgery to remove his colon cancer. The good news is that there's no sign of metastases following months of chemo. Bro has been a trouper through it all.

I hope and pray for N19, broND'80, and ND fans everywhere to enjoy the happiness of a Notre Dame national championship by this time tomorrow. Cherish the magic of this wonderful season, and GO IRISH!!!

Your brother and family have been in my prayers.
by irish gypsy  (2013-01-07 08:57:17)     cannot delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

I'm so glad the surgery was successful.

May our Irish give your nephew the best of all possible birthday presents tonight!

Thanks, gypsy
by GU82ND4ever  (2013-01-08 13:15:41)     Delete  |  Edit  |  Return to Board  |  Ignore Poster   |   Highlight Poster  |   Reply to Post

And to Laz, too, and all who have been praying for him. I greatly appreciate it!

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