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05-02-2008 12:44 PM

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If you think the youth of today are a lost cause…...... read this. It will change your mind.

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#1 posted 05-02-2008 12:54 PM

Great story. Sometimes the young folks surprise you. Just when you think they’re not paying attention they go and do something like this.

-- Working at Woodworking

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#2 posted 05-02-2008 01:11 PM

dam now im cryin ! lol theres lots of good out there , this time you just didnt have to look as close for it . great story j. j .

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#3 posted 05-02-2008 05:03 PM

Very nice story! Thanks

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 05-02-2008 07:21 PM

and it made it onto the front page—- also amazing.
thank you for passing it on

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#5 posted 05-02-2008 07:58 PM

I caught this story in today’s paper. This is a wonderful example a sportsmanship.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 05-02-2008 10:01 PM

oh so what your calling me a lost cause! ya i see how it is! LOL. it seems like teenagers are a lost cause i’ll agree with you. there are so many bad ones and they make the news and make all teens look bad. you’d be surprised with how teenagers can be, some of them at least.

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#7 posted 05-02-2008 10:17 PM

You are absolutely right TWW. They’re out there, just seem harder to find these days. When I first heard this story, it was reported that it was a high school girls softball team. Then I read this article and noticed that it was a college “woman’s” team. More like young adults than teenagers. I’ll give you credit, teenagewoodworker, you present yourself to be more grown up than some of us old folks on here.

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#8 posted 05-03-2008 10:19 PM

It’s great to see young people getting involved in something besides computer games.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#9 posted 05-04-2008 02:23 AM

My bosses son will come down to the shop and help out. The other son MIGHT stroll around in his t-shirt, sweat pants and flip-flops and watch until he’s so bored he’ll go take a nap. I’m not sold yet.

-- arborial reconfiguration specialist

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#10 posted 05-04-2008 02:38 AM

Hang in there Catspaw…. Don’t give up yet. Maybe the “other son” just isn’t in to that kind of thing. Being different isn’t always a bad thing.

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#11 posted 05-04-2008 03:10 AM

My so talented wife has three kiids. The youngest boy has a heart of gold, good mechanical mind and is generous to a fault. The oldest two teenagers sleep till 2:30 pm, watch TV till dinner is ready, dont cook, dont clean, dont really do anything unless there is something in it for “them”. They are absolutly confused as to what a “right” is vs a “privilage” I bought 2 roosters.

I take the roosters by the legs and throw them up the roofs which underlies their bedroom windows where the roosters”cock a doodle doo”..........and get their lazy buts up.

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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