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Old 03-31-2009, 10:13 PM
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Ryan, your own words is your testament and inspiration for all.
May the Lord cradle you in his arms.
God bless and keep you

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Old 03-31-2009, 10:36 PM
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ryan if you havent accepted jesus as your lord and savior simply ask him to come into your heart and you will be saved...god bless you young ryan and someday we will meet
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Old 03-31-2009, 10:41 PM
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You got to do one thing that many people don't ever get to experience, and that is own a Corvette. There are many people out there that would love to own one. Even if it is close to being your time to go, you got to experience a Vette. THAT is a blessing, my friend.

God Bless you for having good spirits about the whole situation, and I wish the best for your time remaining.
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Old 03-31-2009, 11:02 PM
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It takes a lot of courage to face what you face. You are so young! Thank you for a post that made me wake up and realize what is important!

See you on the other side!
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Old 03-31-2009, 11:07 PM
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Ryan your family must be very proud of you. I know as a father myself I can't imagine going through anything like this. You are truly an inspiration to all of us and show courage like I have never seen before.

God bless you brother.

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Old 03-31-2009, 11:22 PM
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Hi Ryan:

Let me also begin by thanking you for having the strength and courage to share your story with your fellow friends on the forum.

As a Ewing Sarcoma survivor, I can truly respect the way you are handling your fate. I am a sincere believer that God has a plan for all of our lives, and that only He knows when we will be moving on to meet others who have left this life as we know it.

Regardless of your diagnosis, and its outcome, I will include you in my prayers, and I will ask that God grant you a miracle, if it's in His plan.

I will pray that He grants all your family and friends, peace, comfort, and understanding during this very difficult time

God bless you Ryan!

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Old 03-31-2009, 11:27 PM
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I'm not very good at words in times such as these. I must commend you on being such a mature man on your journey though life and in facing the circumstances that are ahead of you. You have the courage and maturity I could only begin to build for the rest of my life and maybe, just maybe, I'll reach your plateau. I wish you and your family all the best and will be praying for you. May God be by your side in this time of need.

My heart to yours......


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Old 03-31-2009, 11:29 PM
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You are a brave and admiral young man. Our prayers are with you. James and Margaret
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Old 03-31-2009, 11:32 PM
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Words cannot even express the emotions I went through while reading your post. I Shall keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.
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Old 03-31-2009, 11:35 PM
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Your courage and maturity are so deeply inspirational to us all. I pray that God will comfort you in your final days, with the knowledge that you have touched so many.

I am looking forward to greeting your father on this board. After reading your blog, it is clear that you could not have had a better man for a father, or he a better son.

Believe in your heart that we all will one day be reunited with the ones we love again.

May God grant you Peace,

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Old 03-31-2009, 11:41 PM
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I never know what to say to situations like this. You've shown a great attitude about the whole thing. I hate it every time I hear another story about someone, especially someone my age, battling cancer. I'm fighting lymphoma right now and I never realized just how many people cancer affects until now. I really wish you the best of luck with your fight. Keep your head high.
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From one of my favorite gospel songs:

"With extended hands he will greet you. Weary Pilgrim, Welcome Home "
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Old 03-31-2009, 11:57 PM
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god bless you ryan.. i'm praying for you and your family
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My good friends father recently passed away and I stumbled upon your post.....and wish you inner peace and happiness...your post shows
how brave you must be and you have chosen to handle it like a "man".
I guarantee your family is more than proud of you and I am proud to say your are a "corvette brother". may god bless you !!
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I'm amazed at your inner strength you've shown. You're truly stronger than most people by accepting what's happening.

Read what mikeerbc6 wrote in his post, it's true and good forever

Take care
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Ryan, if the true measure of our character is how we deal with adversity, then you are off the scale in the character department.

And, in the process, you also are an inspiration for untold numbers of people you don't know and will never meet. That's quite a legacy for a young man your age.

My friend Jesse earlier posted that he'll pray for a miracle, if that is God's will for you. We never know how God will answer our prayers, but whatever the answer is for you, it will be for a reason.

My prayer is that the time you have left, whether it be days or decades, will be spent in peace surrounded by those who love and respect you.

Best wishes, my Corvette brother.
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Old 04-01-2009, 12:20 AM
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Old 04-01-2009, 12:24 AM
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Ryan, many have already said great things about you. I can only add you are a giant among many, many people.

Peace be with you.

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My thoughts and prayers are with you Ryan. My hats off to the CBJ for doing what they did for you, a classy move by the organization.
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Old 04-01-2009, 12:36 AM
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I had the opportunity a few years ago to do some volunteer work at our local hospice center and it was quite the eye opening experience. I witnessed people suffer in many different ways and I could not be more moved by your attitude and appreciation for life. With all the troubling headlines we read every day, it is humbling and encouraging to see someone take a lemon and make lemonade. My prayer will be that God will bless you exceedingly more than you can ever ask or think.

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