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MUST READ! Phat Pat: Beating the Bullies

 
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bama_viking


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2005 9:37 am    Post subject: MUST READ! Phat Pat: Beating the Bullies Reply with quote

http://www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/sports/football/13261117.htm

This was a fantastic article/bio on our beloved 'Pat the Planet.' I never knew how much he's overcome, or how his anger over childhood bullying (because he stuttered) drives him on the field. I was already happy when we signed him, reading about his character makes me even happier.
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vike daddy


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2005 11:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

wow...

deserted by his father... little money for necessities... had two daughters before graduating high school.. reading disabilities...

wow.
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Helter


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2005 12:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

it's the average american story - I don't feel bad for him on these things as half of the population has had simular or worse things happen - but what ever he needs to drive him on the field
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 27, 2005 1:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

^ helter (scrooge..), did you notice pat has a couple of auto detailing/painting companies in buffalo?
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