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Offline DancerBoy

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My dad
« on: June 22, 2006, 02:59:38 AM »
Boys are Stupid

Offline jkinatl2

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Re: My dad
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2006, 03:01:32 AM »
Danny, that was beautiful. Thank you for sharing such a raw, powerful thing here.

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Offline Rob - Dublin

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Re: My dad
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2006, 03:37:34 AM »
Hi Danny,

I was blown away with that gr8 tribute. While its is hard remembering all the nice things especially today for you it must be a celebration of your Dad and his life and knowing him, even if it was for a shorter time than you both would have liked.

I lost my Mum recently after my Dad and family had cared for her at home for 10 years, BUT it was a beautiful death and she died as she wished - in her own bed, in her own home and with her own family around her.

Sometimes people tell us boys dont have feelings. They are so wrong dont u think?


Rob
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Offline Cliff

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Re: My dad
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2006, 04:18:29 AM »
Thanks for sharing Danny.  I'm sure your Dad is smiling above.

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: My dad
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2006, 04:39:25 AM »
Matty the Damned was moved.

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Offline Nadine

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Re: My dad
« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2006, 06:11:56 AM »
Wow Danny....that was beautiful!

I lost my Mom a few years ago, it still hurts bad. I wish I had a relationship with my Dad, it just won't happen though  :(

take care

Offline kcmetroman

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Re: My dad
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2006, 08:02:44 AM »
having been in your house, with you and your mom, Danny, I could not help but get the feeling that he was there with us.  The love and warmth that he bestowed upon you and your mom is still there Danny, and will be forever.  I know he was a wonderful man who was very lucky to have you two.

I have to admit I cried when I saw the portrait of you three.

Love you my friend

Offline Lovinglife

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Re: My dad
« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2006, 08:07:26 AM »
Damn, you got me  crying at 8am in the morning.  That was beautiful.  You inspire me.
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Offline cmhjeff

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Re: My dad
« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2006, 08:34:39 AM »
Danny, what a beautiful way to honor your dad.  As a stranger looking in, I just know he was a special man. 

Offline Jeffreyj

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Re: My dad
« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2006, 08:36:08 AM »
That was awesome. Thanks for sharing!
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Re: My dad
« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2006, 08:47:44 AM »
Danny,

Very nice tribute.  Very emotional, made me realize that I want and need to spend more time with my dad while he is here. 

Thanks for posting,
Mike

Offline Oscar

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Re: My dad
« Reply #11 on: June 22, 2006, 09:12:24 AM »
Danny
thank you for sharing that beautiful tribute to your dad.

Love,

Dan

Offline Robert

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Re: My dad
« Reply #12 on: June 22, 2006, 10:08:21 AM »
Danny.

Every morning I look for something to get me started, to give me some motivation.  YOu've made my day and it's only 7A. 

thanks for sharing....

robert
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Offline Trish

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Re: My dad
« Reply #13 on: June 22, 2006, 10:19:26 AM »
Danny baby, that was absolutely beautiful.  You brought tears to my eyes.  Like John said, having been in your house, I felt his presence also.  John even metioned it while we were there with you and your mom. 

The love that fills your house warmed me all over and I thank you & your mom for sharing your lives with us.  We miss you dearly.

I love you Danny and Mom too.  Give her my love.  I think of you two everyday and hold you close to my heart.

Always with you...

Trish :-*
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Offline Lisa

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Re: My dad
« Reply #14 on: June 22, 2006, 10:35:39 AM »
I am speechless still. That was most touching.
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Offline AlanBama

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Re: My dad
« Reply #15 on: June 22, 2006, 12:45:44 PM »
Very beautiful !    You touched me, dear boy.

Love you,

Alan
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Offline heartforyou

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Re: My dad
« Reply #16 on: June 22, 2006, 12:52:30 PM »
Way too young to go Danny.

I understand why you miss him so much.

Sending you a warm fatherly hug.

Herm
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Offline The Canuck

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Re: My dad
« Reply #17 on: June 22, 2006, 01:47:58 PM »
It was very touching and nice Danny. It makes me realize how lucky I am to still have my parents ( 83 & 73 now ).

The Canuck

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: My dad
« Reply #18 on: June 22, 2006, 04:58:33 PM »
His vibrancy really shines through in those photos, Danny. How wonderful for you to be able to remember him so lovingly.

I'm sure he would be incredibly touched by this expression of love on your part.

Thanks for sharing it with us.

Cheers,
Andy Velez

Offline skeebo1969

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Re: My dad
« Reply #19 on: June 23, 2006, 12:22:58 PM »

Danny,

Damn man got my eyes all watery and shit....  Danny that was powerful....You were blessed to have such a wonderful father, as was he to have you as a son.

Thomas
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Offline bobik

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Re: My dad
« Reply #20 on: June 23, 2006, 05:16:12 PM »
Dear Danny,

Thanks. I was moved. He looks like a very sweet man and he was handsome :-)

You look so proud on the pics you are on with him together.

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Re: My dad
« Reply #21 on: June 26, 2006, 11:24:20 AM »
By the way who sings that song?
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Offline angels4kelly

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Re: My dad
« Reply #22 on: June 26, 2006, 12:03:53 PM »
Danny,
Thanks so much for sharing that. It was
one of the most beautiful, touching tributes that I have seen.
My father passed away a couple of years ago and the pain is unrelenting!
Thanks for renewing these awesome memories of my own dad :-*
 8)much love, angels4kelly
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Offline Eldon

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Re: My dad
« Reply #23 on: June 26, 2006, 10:47:51 PM »
I saw the tribute, best wishes.

Offline Basquo

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Re: My dad
« Reply #24 on: June 26, 2006, 11:04:22 PM »
Trish mentioned your dad while I was at your home, but I din't really grasp where he was...until now.  I see him now when I see your picture, eyebrows or not!  Now I understand what is, but not why you were/are both so young.

Love you,
Creighton

 


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