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Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 01:18:27 Reply

This sounds like something you'd see in a movie

"Three Tennessee homecoming king nominees made a unanimous and touching decision that no matter who won, they would give the crown to a beloved student with a genetic condition. Students Jesse Cooper, Drew Gibbs and Zeke Grissom were all nominated for homecoming king at Community High School's basketball homecoming ceremony.

The teens got together and decided that the winner would turn over the honor to junior Scotty Maloney, who has Williams Syndrome, a neurological disorder that inhibits learning and speech."

I seriously teared up a tiny bit while reading this story.


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 01:34:12 Reply

There ARE still good people on this earth.


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 01:37:23 Reply

When opening this thread I assumed you'd be talking about molesting someone while they slept.


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 01:44:09 Reply

Awh that was a very touching notion.

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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 09:09:43 Reply

The 2011 senior class of my old high school did the same thing for a girl with down syndrome. Except the difference is people actually VOTED for her to be homecoming queen, it wasn't just handed over by someone who got elected.

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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 09:30:14 Reply

I am glad to see that people are using their hearts when making decisions.


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 09:48:10 Reply

I abhor the notion of kingship. The name should be changed.


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 10:45:39 Reply

aaawwwwww, i don't give a shit, they're probably acting so they can get laid


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 13:51:17 Reply

At 1/25/13 10:59 AM, The777Demon wrote:
At 1/25/13 10:45 AM, Jumbe wrote: aaawwwwww, i don't give a shit, they're probably acting so they can get laid
subhuman pessimist.

those are fun words, yes


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 13:56:16 Reply

Well that's very sweet.


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 15:39:26 Reply

At 1/25/13 01:34 AM, Jeffyx wrote: There ARE still good people on this earth.

Yeah giving a disabled person a meaningless award they didn't earn is great compared to actually being a good person in day to day life, volunteering or giving money to a cause.


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 15:44:23 Reply

At 1/25/13 03:39 PM, poxpower wrote:
At 1/25/13 01:34 AM, Jeffyx wrote: There ARE still good people on this earth.
Yeah giving a disabled person a meaningless award they didn't earn is great compared to actually being a good person in day to day life, volunteering or giving money to a cause.

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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 15:47:51 Reply

At 1/25/13 09:09 AM, Saen wrote: The 2011 senior class of my old high school did the same thing for a girl with down syndrome. Except the difference is people actually VOTED for her to be homecoming queen, it wasn't just handed over by someone who got elected.

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Not that I can't appreciate what they were trying to do, but that does seem like a nicer way to go about it.


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 15:51:16 Reply

At 1/25/13 01:56 PM, Sensationalism wrote: Well that's very sweet.

Yeah?


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 16:19:35 Reply

At 1/25/13 04:10 PM, Cherry wrote:
At 1/25/13 10:45 AM, Jumbe wrote: aaawwwwww, i don't give a shit, they're probably acting so they can get laid
Fuck this guy.

Seriously, fuck you.

i love you too cherry


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 16:22:38 Reply

A similar thing happened at my school. The guy had Down's Syndrome and the girl had some sort of disability and couldn't talk or walk correctly but she was mentally sound.

At 1/25/13 03:39 PM, poxpower wrote: Yeah giving a disabled person a meaningless award they didn't earn is great compared to actually being a good person in day to day life, volunteering or giving money to a cause.

Why can't we do both Mr. Negatron?


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 16:30:44 Reply

At 1/25/13 04:28 PM, Cherry wrote:
<3 heart

you 3=======)~~~~ O me


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 17:47:12 Reply

At 1/25/13 04:22 PM, DickChick wrote:
At 1/25/13 03:39 PM, poxpower wrote: Yeah giving a disabled person a meaningless award they didn't earn is great compared to actually being a good person in day to day life, volunteering or giving money to a cause.
Why can't we do both Mr. Negatron?

They won't, this is all they'll do most likely.
I read the article and about the disease...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Williams_syndrome

"Most individuals with Williams syndrome are highly verbal relative to their IQ, and are overly sociable, having what has been described as a "cocktail party" type personality."

He's basically a hyper-sociable mentally deficient person. No shit the kids in the article love him, that's his disease.

Anyway, he doesn't need any help, he has a brilliant future in politics already. Though that homecoming queen could sleep with him if she likes him so much : D


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 17:50:12 Reply

i hate when people do things like this and then go around feeling great about themselves like they've done a great service
you gave someone a crown
yay?


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 17:51:54 Reply

At 1/25/13 05:47 PM, poxpower wrote: Bleh

You're coming off as a massive dick


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 17:59:46 Reply

At 1/25/13 05:51 PM, Xenomit wrote:
At 1/25/13 05:47 PM, poxpower wrote: Bleh
You're coming off as a massive dick

THAT'S BECAUSE

I

HAVE ONE


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 18:04:05 Reply

At 1/25/13 05:59 PM, poxpower wrote:
At 1/25/13 05:51 PM, Xenomit wrote:
At 1/25/13 05:47 PM, poxpower wrote: Bleh
You're coming off as a massive dick
THAT'S BECAUSE

I

HAVE ONE

Yes, but that would mean that that dick, would encompass your entirety. Thus making you, by appearance, a dick. Is what he's saying. Just so we're all on the same page. You know I don't like reading ahead.


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 18:04:54 Reply

They sure must feel good about themselves.

But really, here's a crown, just for having a disorder, you earned it, now you can feel even more like an outcast, and not get treated like every other person.

People with disorders should be treated differently, but within the boundaries of their limitations, i.e., buildings with wheelchair access for people who're in a wheelchair, but not any further than that, as it risks making them even more self counscious, and most of the time they just want to be treated like normal people. And sometimes people strive so much to treat them like people they end up ostracizing said handicapped people.


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 18:06:19 Reply

At 1/25/13 05:59 PM, poxpower wrote:
At 1/25/13 05:51 PM, Xenomit wrote: You're coming off as a massive dick
THAT'S BECAUSE
I
HAVE ONE

Breaking news:
The Tennessee Homecoming Kings nominations have got together for a second time, and have decided to award you the homecoming crown for your massive dick.

Congratulations

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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 18:07:01 Reply

At 1/25/13 06:04 PM, Confucianism wrote:
Yes, but that would mean that that dick, would encompass your entirety. Thus making you, by appearance, a dick. Is what he's saying. Just so we're all on the same page. You know I don't like reading ahead.

Thanks for the compliment man!
It's not every day someone calls you a massive sex symbol of masculinity and virility.

Here, I give you this CROWN OF GREATNESS, which means you're THE GREATEST PERSON ON EARTH, you can BENCH PRESS 500 POUNDS and YOU SLEEP WITH HOT MODELS EVERY DAY!
That's what the crown is all about! I thought you should have at least one good moment to remember in your life.


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 18:09:38 Reply

At 1/25/13 06:04 PM, Slint wrote: But really, here's a crown, just for having a disorder, you earned it, now you can feel even more like an outcast, and not get treated like every other person.

That's understandable. All of it. But there hearts and minds were in the right place. Yeah yeah, cliche right.
For the most part I agree with you. But it's still something nice and rather than argue about it.


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-25 18:11:46 Reply

At 1/25/13 06:07 PM, poxpower wrote: Thanks for the compliment man!

If you say so. I was just getting his point across which was funny because of what you said.

It's not every day someone calls you a massive sex symbol of masculinity and virility.

Yep. I have yet to see that day come for me.

Here, I give you this CROWN OF GREATNESS, which means you're THE GREATEST PERSON ON EARTH, you can BENCH PRESS 500 POUNDS and YOU SLEEP WITH HOT MODELS EVERY DAY!
That's what the crown is all about! I thought you should have at least one good moment to remember in your life.

The crown doesn't mean all of those things. But it's a good thing of course.


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-26 01:34:29 Reply

At 1/25/13 05:59 PM, poxpower wrote:
At 1/25/13 05:51 PM, Xenomit wrote:
At 1/25/13 05:47 PM, poxpower wrote: Bleh
You're coming off as a massive dick
THAT'S BECAUSE

I

HAVE ONE

Only one? Weak.


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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-26 01:35:42 Reply

At 1/25/13 01:34 AM, Jeffyx wrote: There ARE still good people on this earth.

Amen.

This is adorable.

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Response to Surprisingly touching 2013-01-26 01:37:18 Reply

Dem feels


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