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Old 03-31-2009, 06:59 PM   #21  
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Ryan,

You have epitomized Class, Dignity and Grace. I am truly touched by your courage and happy that you were able to get your Dream Vette.

Peace be with you Bro.
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Old 03-31-2009, 07:00 PM   #22  
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Ryan, I hope your family and especially you find peace. You are very brave and a great inspiration to others.
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Old 03-31-2009, 07:03 PM   #23  
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God love you and your family Ryan.
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Old 03-31-2009, 07:05 PM   #24  
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Ryan, Each person that posted said precisely what I would say and more. God bless you and know that you are in my prayers.
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Old 03-31-2009, 07:14 PM   #25  
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Hard to know what to say. Thank You for being who you are. Obviously a man of character which also speaks about who your family must be too. I hope we get to "meet" your Dad on here one day too. The pleasure has been ours.
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Old 03-31-2009, 07:20 PM   #26  
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Old 03-31-2009, 07:24 PM   #27  
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I cannot imagine the strength it takes to be where you are right now. You are truly a courageous person, and I'm so glad you were able to find the car of your dreams, as well as your accomplishments with the Blue Jackets. I'll be keeping you and your family in my prayers.
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Old 03-31-2009, 07:25 PM   #28  
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Bravery and inspiration beyond description. My God be with you and yours now and forever more.
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Old 03-31-2009, 07:32 PM   #29  
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Prayers to you and your Family Ryan.
My Brother was fortunate enough to beat cancer but we lost our Father to cancer.

Our family is no stranger to this evil, you are a very brave Man.
Im sure I cant say anything you havnt already heard.

You will be in my thoughts and prayers every night...you may have even inspired me to get off my fat *** and go to the Gym


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Old 03-31-2009, 07:43 PM   #30  
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Ryan,

Truly inspirational post. This puts into perspective what's REALLY important in life. Keep fighting

If you can PM me I would like to discuss the possibility of the Capital City Corvette Club visiting.

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Old 03-31-2009, 07:51 PM   #31  
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Ryan,

You are a truly inspirational young man. I read through your dad's blog and what strikes me most...other than the words...are your incredible smiles! I really wish that I had had the honor of meeting you.

You've fought a good fight and I'm sure you know that God has a plan for you. You are in our prayers.

May God bless you,

Jim & Janet

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Old 03-31-2009, 07:53 PM   #32  
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Ryan,

Wow - that is a very touching story.

You're father will surely be welcomed here by all of us.

I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Your story will surely impact many.



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Old 03-31-2009, 08:17 PM   #33  
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Thanks for sharing your life with us here Ryan.........

That helps us all to put things into perspective.......



I ask in Jesus name that you and your family find peace in this and that he may comfort your loved ones........


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Old 03-31-2009, 08:26 PM   #34  
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I didn't get a chance to interact with you on this forum, Ryan, but I salute your courage and strength

I will be praying for you and yours
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:28 PM   #35  
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Your strength and courage has been more inspirational than you can know! I just looked through your website and want you to know you seem like an amazing person and I will continue to think about this and hope that if you pass you find peaceful rest. Know that you have probably touched thousands with your story, and that it just doesn't seem right how this happens, but you've handled it better than I could ever begin to. Keep that big smile, take solace in your friends and family, and try to enjoy the time you have left.

hoping for the best,
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:40 PM   #36  
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Ryan,
thank you for allowing us to be part of your life, your strength and courage is beyond description.
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:41 PM   #37  
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Ryan,
Like the others I was touched by your story, 4 years ago I lost my 18 year old son, and to this day it is hard for me to understand why, then a priest suggested that TJ had reached perfection, which he was, I could not have asked for a better, loving caring son, who also loved corvettes, he was a student pilot, and he was about to join the Air Force and hopefully fly F-18s, anyway, my priest suggested God takes people who reach perfection, and makes them angels, which makes sense, because he was perfect...and you seem allot like him, a truly good person, with a tremendous amount of courage, I salute you, and remember you will not ever be forgotten here, we will pray for you, and if you should ever run into my son in Heaven, please give him a hug for me and tell him I love him and miss him so much..

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Old 03-31-2009, 08:42 PM   #38  
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God bless you and your family Ryan.
We are all better people for having read your story.
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Old 03-31-2009, 08:53 PM   #39  
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I, along with many others here I'm sure, are both inspired and humbled with the manner in which you are facing your illness. It is people such as yourself who give to others the courage and drive to continue their efforts to find cures for these tragic illnesses.

You show a character, wisdom and dignity far beyond your years.

God bless you Ryan.


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