life's funny. I thought it was the classiest thing he could have done under the circumstances, but it doesn't surprise me you feel differently. your opinion is probably because he joined the navy. On 7/9/06, Booth Martin <booth@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Life's funny. There are times that one accepts loss with grace and dignity. That could have been such an occasion. How many of us were on a team that lost an important game due to cheating and/or bad officiating? How many of us got cheated in love? How many of us lost an important job for reasons that were not right? I feel bad for the kid, but if the school decided there was no plagiarism, then there was no plagiarism. DebraKelemen wrote: > Wow! That is so amazing. It gave me chills just to read the story. > > Deb > > -----Original Message----- > From: cpf0000-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cpf0000-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On > Behalf Of rick baird > Sent: Friday, July 07, 2006 4:54 PM > To: Open discussion among iSeries Users > Subject: Re: [CPF0000] Happy 4th everybody > > Buck, you might like this story. > > A good friend of the family who also helped raise my son (she was his > day care provider for the first 7 or so years of his life), raised 4 > great kids all by herself (worthless absentee dad) on nothing but day > care income. > > Her third oldest (first boy) Michael just graduated from high school > and has been accepted to the Naval Academy in Annapolis (he's already > there - no summer! ). He was neck and neck with another kid for > valedictorian of his senior class, and at the last minute, there was > some evidence of plagiarism in something the other kid turned in for > grade. He was just barely ahead of Michael at the time. Big > meetings, lots of fuss, even made the township weekly newspaper, but > in the end, they gave him the benefit of the doubt and he got > valedictorian. > > Michael was beside himself, and the school officials were worried he > was going to make a stink at graduation. He said he wasn't going to > to anything bad. > > I attended the ceremony, and when it came time for him to speak, he > was announced, walked to the lecturn to applause, glared at the school > officials, looked out for a second, said one word into the microphone > - "Character" - and walked away. > > Huge applause. I teared up. It was amazing. I was proud just to know him. > > Rick > > On 7/7/06, Buck Calabro <kc2hiz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: >> Hi Deb, >> >> Happy belated birthday, and THANK YOU for your service. I don't >> recall which branch, but in the Navy they say Bravo Zulu for 'job well >> done.' (I'm inordinately proud of my Navy nuke son.) >> --buck >> -- >> This is the Open discussion among iSeries Users (CPF0000) mailing list >> To post a message email: CPF0000@xxxxxxxxxxxx >> To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, >> visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/cpf0000 >> or email: CPF0000-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx >> Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives >> at http://archive.midrange.com/cpf0000. >> -- --------------------------------- Booth Martin http://www.Martinvt.com --------------------------------- -- This is the Open discussion among iSeries Users (CPF0000) mailing list To post a message email: CPF0000@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/cpf0000 or email: CPF0000-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/cpf0000.
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