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Very sad news for Tony Dungy...

Discussion in 'All Other Team Discussions' started by musccy, Dec 22, 2005.

  1. musccy

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    What an awful thing to happen to such a great guy - anyone for that matter. Fortunately, he and his family will undoubtedly be given an enormous amount of support and prayers. How very sad.
     
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    That is extremely sad indeed. I grew up going to Tony's rival high school in Jackson, MI (Tony's hometown). Tony was a senior when I was a freshman. He was a great football player but an even better basketball player. He is a wonderful person who is a very devout Christian. His faith will get him through this.
     
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    extra prayers for the Dungy family during this terribly sad time. :pray:
     
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    I'm not a Dungy fan but NOBODY should have to go through losing a child. The whole circle of life seems screwed up when that happens. I can't even begin to imagine what he and his wife are feeling. My prayers are with him and his family.
     
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    "Apparent suicide" according to the St Petersburg Times. That must be even more devastating to the parents.
     
  7. all about da packers

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    Yeah I heard about it being suicide too, DePack. Just puts things into perspective, a 13-1 season and X-mas right around the corner have no meaning now. Thoughts and prayers go out to Dungy. He is a class act!
     
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    Awful news for a classy guy. I've followed Dungy since he was with the Gophers in the 70s.
    My prayers for him and his family.
     
  9. musccy

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    suicide?!? That's very tragic. Like others have said, Dungy is about as classy as they come and I certainly pray for him and his family!
     
  10. carol k

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    I, too, have always liked Tony Dungy. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family. What a tragic and sad thing to happen just before Christmas. I, also, had heard it was suicide. God Bless the whole family.
     
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    That is horrible. My thoughts with him and his family.
     
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    All of this talk about not having an undefeated season but there are obviously things in life much bigger than a game. How do you come back and focus on something as trivial as football after this? My daughter is 16 and I would be devastated.
     
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    absolutely tragic. to think it could possibly be suicide would just be beyond horrible. as a parent, the responsibility you'd feel would be too much to handle. :cry:
     
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    What a selfish thing this kid did. To put his family through this is un-imaginable pain is the act of coward.

    I feel for his family and will pray for them, but I can show no sorrow for a person who chooses suicide.

    RP
     
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    Raider Pride, you can't/don/t know what is going on in a person's mind when they commit suicide. I have a friend whose son committed suicide when he was 13 years old. He was a very intelligent and talented young man--yet he took his own life. There were a lot of problems in his family at that time, and he couldn't handle them. Each of us has a different way to solve our problems, and some of us are a little stronger than others.
     

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