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Davis & White #15: The Polka Connection

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by chipso1, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. AYS

    AYS I'd rather have a pug for my president

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    Thanks for posting, it is a nice article. It's amazing how often in life just knowing that someone else has a similar experience helps. In this case, someone who you look up to because of their achievements.
     
  2. DORISPULASKI

    DORISPULASKI Watching submarine races

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    Absolutely. I teared up too.
     
  3. literaryfreak

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    I'm tearing up too. The part about the little boy himself asking if they could hang Meryl's picture on their "Wall of Fame." :wuzrobbed
     
  4. Whitneyskates

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    :respec: to Meryl. It's wonderful that she is wiling to share her story and that it clearly helped and meant a lot to that little boy.

    Now to lighten the mood a little bit. Meryl and Charlie had a little mishap in practice.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=scwmmMzv8pg&sns=tw
     
  5. lmarie086

    lmarie086 missing my cat :(

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    I admire Meryl so much. What a wonderful story- I'm glad that little boy was strengthened by what she shared.
     
  6. shan

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    :lol:
     
  7. ~tapdancer~

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    Omg, that vid was so funny! Thanks!
     
  8. Debbie S

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    Awww, what a great story (the classroom one)! Meryl probably didn't expect that she would have such an impact with that story....that was so thoughtful of her to share it.

    I wish my elementary school classes got to correspond with Olympians - I missed all the fun, lol.

    That vid of Meryl getting caught on Charlie's shirt is too funny!
     
  9. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    I'm listening to the pre Nationals teleconferences and wondering where Meryl and Charlie's is. (such bad grammar I know) Hopefully it will be up in next few days. :)
     
  10. semogal

    semogal Well-Known Member

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    Watched youtube vids of Meryl and Charlie on my big screen TV last night. Getting so psyched about seeing them next week!!!
     
  11. aftershocks

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    Meryl and Charlie are just so cool, hardworking, and uber-talented. They make me smile -- they are so fun to watch and such great people all around. Charlie has a wonderful sense of humor. Loved reading his blog, and his "morning pic" is hilarious. He was too cute when he said that "by the time the weekend rolls around, I don't know what to do with myself." Surely Tanith gives him some suggestions. ;)
     
  12. TanithandBenFan

    TanithandBenFan Author of the Ice and Edge Series

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    Bloopers from the Shibs' Skating & Gymnastics Show video. OMG, Charlie and Adam doing Meryl and Charlie's Eleanor Rigby straight-line lift is amaazzzzing. :lol: And Charlie trying to sing but bursting into laughter. :rofl:
     
  13. semogal

    semogal Well-Known Member

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    I love Charlie's laugh!!!
     
  14. Theatregirl1122

    Theatregirl1122 Enjoying Vicarious Voids!

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    Ha! Charlie trying to sing and then dying laughing was great! And I love Danell and Gabby fighting over getting in the van. And Jeremy doing the least enthusiastic Gangnam Style ever.

    But Adam and Charlie doing the lift was definitely my favorite part. I love that they managed to get into that position but then couldn't get out of it.

    Glad the skaters and Gymnasts had fun together. Lol.
     
  15. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    Great bloopers! Charlie always makes me laugh when he laughs. :lol:
     
  16. TanithandBenFan

    TanithandBenFan Author of the Ice and Edge Series

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    Meryl and Charlie are in this week's TV Guide. :) So happy to see ice dance featured!!!! :cheer2:
     
  17. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    Adorable!!
     
  18. Theatregirl1122

    Theatregirl1122 Enjoying Vicarious Voids!

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    Don't forget that Meryl and Charlie are on NBC in the Skating and Gymnastics spectacular right now if you are in the US and your NBC affiliate is actually showing instead of bull fighting or whatever it is they show...
     
  19. Piper

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    I'm definitely not in the US, but my NBC is doing relatively good. The amount of commercials is killing je, though.
     
  20. aftershocks

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    Awww, Alissa looks so good and happy ... I'm watching her skate now. :) :(
     
  21. literaryfreak

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    Is it over already? I hope all the parts with D/W get posted to youtube. :)
     
  22. mollymgr

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  23. shan

    shan Well-Known Member

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    Thank you molly. :)
     
  24. literaryfreak

    literaryfreak Well-Known Member

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  25. mollymgr

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  26. shan

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    Thanks for uploading these videos molly! :cheer2:
     
  27. Jessiebanana

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    I love Meryl and Charlie, but my god that song is awful. It's definitely something made for 10 year old girls. Also, that rink is too small and awkward for two skaters. The whole thing is a bit painful to watch.
     
  28. semogal

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    I just realized there is a good chance I will be able to make the Ice Dance practice on Thursday (if it is true the practice will be open to the public). practice starts at noon and my flight arrives at 11:00. Now I am even MORE excited about going to Omaha.