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Randal Cunningham's 2 year old son dies

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by dallascowboysfan31, Jun 30, 2010.

  1. dallascowboysfan31

    dallascowboysfan31 Member

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    I'm here in Vegas and it's being reported here locally that randals son got out of sight for a second and drowned in the familys las Vegas home pool. He's a pastor here in Vegas these days. Prayers to the family. Sad.
     
  2. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    I hate to hear that. A friend of mine lost a 5 year old daughter last year the same way and nearly lost a 3 year old son too. He pulled through.

    Prayers to Randall.
     
  3. SLATEmosphere

    SLATEmosphere Benched

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    That is awful. I can't imagine the pain he's going through right now.
     
  4. SaltwaterServr

    SaltwaterServr Blank Paper Offends Me

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    Prayers to the Cunningham family. Tragic.

    No parent should outlive their children. That silence they'll hear in their home will only be a too painful reminder of their loss on a daily basis. I have the utmost sympathy for Randall and his wife as they'll be catching themselves listening to the silence that spells a 2 year old normally getting into something they shouldn't be.
     
  5. dcfanatic

    dcfanatic Benched

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    Rough. Nothing more to say than I pray for him and the family.

    http://www.lvrj.com/news/son-of-ret...tml?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

    Son of retired NFL star Cunningham drowns in hot tub

    By LAWRENCE MOWER
    LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL

    The 2½-year-old son of retired football star Randall Cunningham died Tuesday evening after being found floating in the backyard hot tub of a south Las Vegas home, according to friends of the family.

    A woman at Cunningham's house was with several children when she found the boy about 4:30 p.m., Las Vegas police Lt. Dennis Flynn said. She removed the boy from the hot tub and began performing CPR.

    Paramedics took the child to St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Siena campus, where he died, Flynn said.
    Abuse and neglect detectives were investigating the incident at the house on the 300 block of East Robindale Road, near Paradise Road. Flynn said the drowning appeared to be an accident.

    Cunningham saw success as quarterback for UNLV in the mid-1980s and was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in 1985. He later played for the Minnesota Vikings before retiring in 2002.

    He was inducted into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame in 2000.
     
  6. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and brew... Staff Member

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    This is very sad. This type of thing happens all too often. You have to watch toddlers every second - they get away QUICK.
     
  7. Zaxor

    Zaxor Virtus Mille Scuta

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    wow that suxs... just suxs... for everyone involved
     
  8. THUMPER

    THUMPER Papa

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    That is truly terrible. I couldn't imagine what they must be going through.
     
  9. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    What a terrible story. Man I really feel for that family.
     
  10. hipfake08

    hipfake08 Well-Known Member

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    Prayers out to their family at this time.
     
  11. Jarv

    Jarv Loud pipes saves lives.

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    My condolences to Randal and his family.
     
  12. HoleInTheRoof

    HoleInTheRoof Benched

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    God bless that little boy, and the Cunningham family.

    :(
     
  13. adbutcher

    adbutcher K9NME

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    Man that is terrible. My he rest in peace and may the Cunningham's find peace after this tragedy.
     
  14. DCBoysfan

    DCBoysfan Hardwork and Dedication Zone Supporter

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    That is so sad, my prayers to him and his family.
     
  15. Mash

    Mash Active Member

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    So sad :(

    My prayers go out to the family.....RIP little boy....
     
  16. LeonDixson

    LeonDixson Illegitimi non carborundum

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    I hate to hear these kinds of story. God Bless them all.
     
  17. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong Zone Supporter

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    I can't imagine what they are going through right now, it must be completely devestating. :(
     
  18. Boom

    Boom Just Dez It

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    Condolences to the Cunningham family. Swimming pools and the street were constant concerns of mine when my kids were young. The potential of losing a child in an instant due to one of them scared me to death.
     
  19. Boyzmamacita

    Boyzmamacita CowBabe Up!!! Zone Supporter

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    My prayers are with the family as they cope with this unimaginable loss. May the 2 year old rest in peace.
     
  20. SkinsandTerps

    SkinsandTerps Redskins Forever

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    Sorry to read about this.

    Sad indeed.
     

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