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Old 04-28-2013, 08:25 PM   #46
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Skip,

I had not seen this thread before and was very touched by the story of your Dis name. Congrats on your accomplishment and hope you get your new chair soon!!

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Old 04-28-2013, 10:04 PM   #47
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Great story. We've always wanted to adopt a greyhound but have yet to act on it. They seem so regal.
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Old 04-28-2013, 10:21 PM   #48
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Cool

Thats such a cool story!

I joke my cousins are named after our pets. We had a pet sheep (was a lamb that grew up and never left) called Nicky, my aunt and uncle called their first born Nichola). Our dog was called Sam... guess what they named their second born
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Old 04-29-2013, 01:46 AM   #49
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Beautiful.

Dogs are angels on this earth, I think.
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Old 04-29-2013, 06:24 AM   #50
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I'm glad Skip updated this thread - I had read it before but it had slipped my mind. Val & I are happy to hear that Skip is going to further his education and move into a career that he is eminently suitable for.

Skip - hope that new scooter comes through.
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Old 11-04-2013, 10:31 PM   #51
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I love your story, Skip!

You are an inspiration to all who know you, you help me to realize more and more that nothing is impossible. As a Christian I believe 'All things are possible through Him who strengthens me.'
You hear it and you know it, but until you see people act on it....you just blow me away, Skip.
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2014 will mark my 20th year as a front line theme park employee. The year also brings with it opportunities to pursue some professional certifications, and opportunities for Taylor Nation Greyhounds. While I am not giving up on the childhood dream of attending UCF, I have decided to wait a little more. This will allow me time to Complete my 20th season at Wet 'n Wild North Carolina, pursue some IT and Travel Industry certifications, grow the Taylor Nation by putting more dogs on the track, and.....ok......yeah, have a little playtime too. I am NOT changing direction, just taking the scenic route to a bright future for me and the Taylor Nation.
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I look forward to following your adventures Skip :good vibes

Hope that some time in the future our paths will cross. You are an inspiration and my hero
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I can't believe I've never seen this thread until now! Kudos to you Skip for your pursuits, you are an inspiration to many people.

When you visited the Greyhound Convention in Kansas, you probably weren't far from us. Abilene which is well know for it's Greyhound museum is only about 30 miles from us. Small world!
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I can't believe I've never seen this thread until now! Kudos to you Skip for your pursuits, you are an inspiration to many people.

When you visited the Greyhound Convention in Kansas, you probably weren't far from us. Abilene which is well know for it's Greyhound museum is only about 30 miles from us. Small world!
Next Time that I go to Nationals, let's plan to meet up!

The Hall of Fame Museum is awesome.
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