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Old 09-10-2019, 07:27 AM
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About a month ago I posted that my father had a massive heart attack that had put him into the ICU. He had been fighting hard for the last month, but this past Friday he decided he was "ready to go". We were able to get him him home Saturday AM and he was able to do one of his favorite things, watch Clemson football. Being able to watch one more game with my best friend meant the world to the both us. For a brief moment things felt "normal" and I wish there was a way I could let Coach Swinney and the team know how much this last game meant to my father. When I found out that my Dad was headed home on Saturday I knew then and there that our beloved Tigers were gonna win! That said, this AM, my Dad left us to join his wife and family in Heaven. I ask that you keep my family and friends in y'alls thoughts and prayers.

All the best & Go Tigers!,
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Old 09-10-2019, 07:30 AM
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Done, sorry to hear that. I hope Saturday gave him a few happy moments.
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Old 09-10-2019, 08:50 AM
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Special. Lifting you guys up.
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Old 09-10-2019, 09:04 AM
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So sorry to hear that. Special story
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Old 09-10-2019, 02:49 PM
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Old 09-10-2019, 03:44 PM
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So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family!
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Old 09-10-2019, 03:47 PM
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Thank you for sharing. Prayers sent🙏.
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Old 09-10-2019, 04:42 PM
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Prayers for you and your family! Glad you got to enjoy the game with each other one last time.
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Old 09-10-2019, 06:46 PM
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Old 09-10-2019, 07:41 PM
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Praying for God's peace, comfort, and strength during this difficult time. Thanks for sharing your story.
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Old 09-10-2019, 08:04 PM
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I'm very sorry for your loss. Please know it will get better. Your sorrow will be replaced by great memories of your Dad.
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Old 09-11-2019, 09:21 AM
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Praying for you and I'm so sorry for your loss.

We laid my stepdad to rest in 2006. He was a Clemson grad, Class of '49, and he loved the Tigers. He raised me from the age of 1 so he is my father in my eyes.

The day of his funeral was the day Clemson was at Wake Forest. After the funeral we went home and watched the game. It was the first time the whole family was together on a Clemson game day since the 1982 Orange Bowl.

That is the day Gaines Adams caught that botched field goal attempt and took it for a touchdown. Clemson rallied from a 17-3 deficit to win the game. The whole family was going nuts.

I like to believe my stepdad had something to do with that crazy play.

I remember watching my last game with him, too. That will be one of your favorite memories as you go on through life. Stay strong and cherish those memories.
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Old 09-11-2019, 10:15 AM
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Prayers for you and your family.
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Old 09-11-2019, 04:49 PM
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Thanks everyone. Itís definitely tough because for the last few years Iíve been my fatherís full time care giver. Its an adjustment and and a scary one at that. Once again thanks for the thoughts and the continued prayers.
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