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Sharing an Inspirational Story-

Saturday, July 31, 2010

I hadn't heard about the man's goals, but ran across it in one of our TN Local News Papers and thought to share it with Sparks. It definitely shows how adversity can be overcome! Hope it inspires and up lifts you too.

On the Blue Basset Recovery, we seen to have gained an additional issue. He's developed a cough. Almost like somethings 'stuck'! It started at the Vet after the Tech had 'motivated', I use that term since he was being very UN-cooperative! And the Vet noticed too. We assumed since it stopped during the visit he'd simply got chocked on the leash. But its not stopping for long and now coming more frequently. I can only assume if its not better by Monday, we'll be going back to the Vet.

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    I hope it's better!!

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WHITEANGEL4 7/31/2010 8:40PM

    Is there a chance that Blue is playing you. You do not little ones learn how to do this. If there are other little ones there and they have been getting a lot of attention they will find a way to keep it going. We had a dog and cat that lived in the house together. The cat became ill and we doted on him, as a results the dog became ill to make sure she got the same attention. There was nothing wrong with her, but it took lots of attention and 2 trips to the vet to make sure Blue may want you to keep babying him

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ENUFF81020 7/31/2010 7:37PM

    Hey, Blue--Please get well quickly. If this is the result of you trying to avoid the vet, I hope you know that this is going to take you right back to the same place, little buddy.

I enjoyed reading the article that you shared as well. I was taken aback by the fact that he hadn't seen his 4 month old son yet. He might want to consider holding off on some of his walking in order to be the same kind of parent to his son that his grandmother was to him.

Enough of not minding my own business though, I cannot imagine how his grandmother felt when he did begin to walk at 9 years of age. She was a lady of determmination and values. I would hope that people like she was would get more attention and respect than murderers and muggers in our society. Someday!!

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MARENAMOO 7/31/2010 3:26PM

    I just love stories of overcoming adversity - thank you for sharing this one. Imagine - not walking until he was 9 - it makes me feel badly for complaining that I don't "feel" like exercising.

On the Blue front - I hope he overcomes this latest problem. He is a fighter.

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