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TH03
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Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way

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Regarding the DJ skit in Atlanta yesterday. I would like to thank the public for their support. 'Defend Team Gleason' now has been officially redefined. Additionally, the DJs have provided genuine apology. Received and accepted. We have all made mistakes in this life. How we learn from our mistakes is the measure of who we are.

I think everyone can learn from this event. Its clear to me that, on a national & global scale, ALS is not understood, which is part of why its under funded and largely ignored. In the past 36 hours lots of people have been talking. Lets talk about this... There are zero treatments for ALS. If you take any action as a result of this event, I prefer it to be action to end ALS. See what we are doing to change that @ teamgleason.org.

SG



Monday
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re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
SG


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drunkenpunkin
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re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
What's this about?


brgfather129
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Austin, TX
Member since Jul 2009
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re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
How am I supposed to feign outrage over something like ALS awareness? I can't even get someone fired over it.


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VetteGuy
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re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
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What's this about?


39 pages.


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TH03
Notre Dame Fan
Member since Dec 2008
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re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
Steve Gleason continuing to be a ridiculously classy individual when he has every right not to.


JohnnyKilroy
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Member since Oct 2012
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re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
As someone pointed out on the SB yesterday, those clowns in ATL probably will be a net positive for Gleason and ALS because their tasteless skit put both Gleason and ALS all over the news.

I'm not justifying what they did. It was disgusting and horrible, but at least some positives will likely come of it.


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The Mick
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re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
Wha happened?


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LucasP
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Member since Apr 2012
7544 posts

re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
But Steve, it's so much easier to get upset and angry about something than to use that energy to support something and do actual good. Give us something to rally against and we're all over it, give us something to support and we'll forget about it after a couple minutes.


tgrbaitn08
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re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
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What's this about?


are you drunk?


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Placebeaux
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re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
Poor Fella. Hate to see anybody sick like that. Hate to see sick people get made fun of.


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Jones
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Oct 2005
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re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
The guy has bigger fish to fry than those jackoffs.

I expected nothing less from Gleason.


nacho24
Purdue Fan
El Palo Rojo
Member since Jan 2010
6039 posts

re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
huh? the poor guy didn't want the dj's lives ruined by the powers of the internet? who knew....


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elprez00
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Hammond, LA
Member since Sep 2011
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re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
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Steve Gleason continuing to be a ridiculously classy individual when he has every right not to.

This I can agree with you on. Would you expect any less?



TH03
Notre Dame Fan
Member since Dec 2008
103450 posts

re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
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The guy has bigger fish to fry than those jackoffs.

I expected nothing less from Gleason.


me either. he's turning a negative situation into something that fuels the drive for awareness of ALS. continuing to be a hero to those in suffering.


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lordguill
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re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
A pure class act.


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Golfer
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re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
Look, I'm never going to call/email and ask for someone to get fired. I may (didn't yesterday) email someone's boss letting them know of their behavior in the public domain.

But they should have been fired. And ALS should receive more awareness/support. The two are mutually exclusive.
This post was edited on 6/18 at 1:15 pm


TH03
Notre Dame Fan
Member since Dec 2008
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re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
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Would you expect any less?


absolutely not. the real measure of a man's character IMO is how he chooses to live when handed a steaming pile of shite in life. he just continues to set a wonderful example for those thinking they can't make a difference because of their disease.


CaptainPanic
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re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
What a class act. Can we do both?


TH03
Notre Dame Fan
Member since Dec 2008
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re: Looks like Steve Gleason would have appreciated your help in a different way
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But they should have been fired.

never said they shouldn't.


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But they should have been fired. And ALS should receive more awareness/support. The two are mutually exclusive.


trying to get them fired does absolutely nothing to support the cause, in fact, it just takes away from it.


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