Friday, June 13, 2008

"Timmy"

Remembering Tim Russert. 1950-2008
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No, I did not know him personally - I just thought I did. For some reason he seemed to me like every ones successful brother. He always looked as if he loved his job and loved life. I would have loved to have been his best friend. May he rest in peace. Prayers for Tim and his family.

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  1. Terry, back at you - your piece is very nice as well. I particularly like your line about not having known him personally - "I just thought I did." That is the true talent of someone like Russert (I thought Jim McKay had the same talent) and I don't think it can be learned. It has to be genuine.

    I just wish I'd even met him once; it would have been worth it.

    Mitchell

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  2. I was in complete shock when I learned of his passing this afternoon after getting home from work.

    I don't care what his party affiliation or political views were. I'm truly saddened to see him go.

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  3. Vincenzo has a quote from Rush Limbaugh that he was the closet any network had to an unbiased repoerter. He will be missed.

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  4. my sister was able to interview him and his wife for a column she was writing for the peace corp. my sister left their house with a sense they were very down to earth and generous individuals.

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