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Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Juke99, May 8, 2004.

  1. Juke99

    Juke99 ...Abbey someone

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    My little sister...and my even "littler" cousin, gave the family cause for celebration yesterday.

    Sis donated a kidney to save my cousin's life. I pointed out all the risks of doing so and yet, she held firm to her beliefs. Damn impressive.

    Both are well today...going off to the hospital to visit.

    Yesterday, after the operation, I asked my sister, "Who made you so tough?" and with all of us standing around, she summoned up the strength, and nodded toward my 4 ft 11 mother.

    Maybe both should play defense for us next season. :)
  2. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    Very cool news. Thanks for sharing it with us. That can be very hard to do at times given the way some people act.
  3. DallasCowpoke111

    DallasCowpoke111 Benched

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    wow, speedy recovery to both!!

    btw... how'd YOU turn out to be such a nar-do-well, you were adopted, weren't you!!??

  4. Juke99

    Juke99 ...Abbey someone

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    OH...MY...that explains it!

    I could never figure out why I'm the only Chinese one in the family... :D
  5. David

    David New Member

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    You should have been a comodian. ;)
  6. cowboyfan4life_mark

    cowboyfan4life_mark 5 outta 8 ain't bad

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    Hey Juke, thanks for sharing that. Just when you start to wonder what is going on in the world, you hear of a story like this. My greatest admiration to your Sis and please tell both of them that we all here at Cowboys.ZONE wish them a speedy recovery and wish them well thoughout life. :)
  7. Juke99

    Juke99 ...Abbey someone

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    Thanks Hos...Yep, cool indeed...
  8. Juke99

    Juke99 ...Abbey someone

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    Hey, DallasCowpoke started it. :D
  9. Juke99

    Juke99 ...Abbey someone

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    Agreed...ya know, when you're so close to it, you lose perspective...there was no feeling of "Wow, what a heroic act." of anything like that...ya just pray for the health of the both of them...

    And then, after it was over, the enormity of what she did struck me.

    Great stuff indeed.
  10. Reef Engineer

    Reef Engineer New Member

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    Best of luck to both of them on their recovery! It takes a very special person to make that kind of commitment. Incredible.
  11. jamez25

    jamez25 Active Member

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    God Bless You and Your Family.
  12. Juke99

    Juke99 ...Abbey someone

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    Thank you sir... :eek:
  13. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Backwoods Sexy Staff Member

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    Best wishes and a long healthy life to your relatives.
  14. Juke99

    Juke99 ...Abbey someone

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    Thanks BP...I can't help but be extremely proud of my "kid" sister...
  15. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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    What a great story Juke. May God bless them both with long and fruitful Lives. By the way, how old is your little sister. And before the rest of you yahoos jump in with the smart remarks I didn't mean it like that.
  16. CoCo1

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    Juke - Very cool indeed. I have no doubt your sister will be enriched by what she is giving of herself.
  17. Bach

    Bach Benched

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    Yeah, my parents decided to only have 4 children....because my dad had read that one out of every 5 babies born in the world was chinese. ;)

    BTW...how old is your sister?
  18. Juke99

    Juke99 ...Abbey someone

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    Thanks...what's most impressive is that she isn't doing any "How cool am I?"stuff...very humble about all of it.
  19. Juke99

    Juke99 ...Abbey someone

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    Now opening for Shecky Greene at the Catskill Mountains....BACH.


    She's 33...
  20. trickblue

    trickblue Not Old School...Old Testament...

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    Great story... I wish them all well... and a speedy recovery... that is quite a sacrifice...

    You, as a Cowboy fan, offered a jersey I assume...

    Dallas Cowboys: It fixes what ails ya...

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