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Thread: RIP Gale Sayers

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    RIP Gale Sayers

    I only know him from the movie, Brian's Song, but that is enough for me to like him. Condolences to his friends and family.
    To give pleasure to a single heart by a single act is better than a thousand heads bowing in prayer." Mahatma Gandhi
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    Senior Member SteveinMN's Avatar
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    Ditto. I read his autobiography ("I Am Third") and the book version of the movie (which, I believe, predated the movie, though I'm being too lazy to look it up). Nice guy.
    Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. - Booker T. Washington

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    Senior Member Tradd's Avatar
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    Chicago radio has been talking a lot about him this morning.

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    I read his autobiography, too. Maybe there were fewer books available in those days, or maybe that was during my football fan days. I'm sure he was a lovely person.

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    Senior Member beckyliz's Avatar
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    Rock Chalk Jayhawk, Mr. Sayers. Rest in Peace.
    "Do not accumulate for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and thieves break in and steal. But accumulate for yourselves treasure in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, your heart is also." Jesus

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