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Special Education….If you listen you can learn a lot.

400 students from all over Lane and Linn Counties were at Lane Community College yesterday to look at their options for the future. I was invited to give the keynote address to get the day going. What a great group of kids. They are so honest and so ready to listen. It's difficult to have…
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Stepping Out

I'm invited to speak at an event for people in our community with special abilities. I can't wait. I was jotting down some stuff today and realized, this is so real. People who don't fit in, are my kind of people. I gravitate towards them. I'm attracted to those in our culture who, on the…
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What we leave behind.

Last night I emceed a "Roast of Dave Frohnmayer". He's the President of the University of Oregon. We could do a whole blog on Dave. The funds raised will go to Direction Service, an organization that helps families who have kids with special needs, get the help they need. It's a great group of people.…
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Last Night on the Air

Plenty has been written about my last night on the air....and that's okay. But this picture, was taken from my last weekday newscast, on the Friday before the Sunday everyone talks about. My wife and two boys came down to watch me do my last regular weekday show. Cenzie, Jess' girlfriend was also there. It…
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Read Across America

You guys know I'm a sucker for kids. Monday I was in heaven. I got to read at two schools. O'hara Catholic School in Eugene (6th graders) and some students at River Bend Elementary in Springfield. I read the book "You are Special" by Max Lacado. It's such a great book. It's about these little…
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