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Matthew took it upon him self today to compose a letter to the Town Council of our town, requesting a skate park to be put in place for our youth. He did this on his own while I was at work. He walked to the library across the street from our home as we do not own a printer and composed the letter then hand delivered it to the town hall. The lady at the front desk told him “You should be very proud of yourself, we will be sure to pass it on.”—I thought this was worth sharing. If I can get my hands on the letter, I will post it.

-- Michael and Matthew

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#1 posted 776 days ago

Thats great. In todays world where most young people communicate by electronics, its refreshing to know some kids still have the ambition to do something that requires face to face communications. I bet you are proud of him for his effort. Wish him good luck with the project for me.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 776 days ago

Thanks SnowyRiver – Yes, I am quite proud. Thanks for taking time to leave a comment. I will pass on your wish of good luck.

Best Regards,


-- Michael and Matthew

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#3 posted 776 days ago

thats wonderful! initiative. a good trait to have

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#4 posted 776 days ago

Don’t be suprised if he grows up to become president (or king,emperor,etc). He’s a sharp kid with an amazing grasp for his age. You have done well raising him (must have a great mom).

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 776 days ago

PurpLev :) Hopefully it sticks.

gfadvm – A great mom indeed. She is fantastic. We are very lucky!

-- Michael and Matthew

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#6 posted 776 days ago

GOOD STUFF Michael & Matthew!! I’m with Waynes words above. He’s using his BRAIN to do something VERY Worthwhile!!

Good Luck to Matthew from me also Please!!


-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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#7 posted 776 days ago

A VERY proud moment

thanks for sharing that one.


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#8 posted 776 days ago

Stand proud, Matthew. In my youth, I was an avid skateboarder. BIG into it. I was even sponsored by a couple of companies. The idea of a community skatepark was only a dream back then. I think providing kids a place to ride is an enormous asset to a community and I hope Matthew gets his wish. You want the neighborhood kids smoking pot and spraypainting stuff; or getting exercise at the park. No brainer.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#9 posted 776 days ago

Very kind everyone. Thanks for the nice words. —Bertha, I will pass on to Matthew that a fellow lumberjock was a sponsored skateboarder.

-- Michael and Matthew

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#10 posted 775 days ago

Hummm…...... politics??? We could use somebody with some sense in the White House.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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