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[IP] Lily's success/leaving the nest



You and Lily have a lot to be proud of.  She's a fine example for all of us,
those with DM and those supporting/loving our friends and family members who
cope daily with the disease.  Thanks for sharing her success with us, Pam
(mom to Gus)
----- Original Message -----
From: Michael <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, April 27, 2001 6:04 PM
Subject: [IP] Re: Natalee's grades


> "J Hughey" <email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> <snip>
> > Jan - who didn't go to college because it would have been a waste of
> > $$ on someone who was going to die anyway.
>
> Well one DM kid is definetly going to college. Lily made up her mind
> at lunch time today and  I'm sitting with her decision letter on
> my desk about to send it off to UC San Diego.  -- after all, the
> deadline is only a couple of days away. Admittedly, it was a tough
> decision for her to make. She returned from a soccer tryout at UCSD
> tuesday -- did the same as UC Davis the week before and was accepted
> at Berkeley, UCLA, Santa Barbara, and Santa Clara University -- all
> with invitations to the various honors societies.  Boo.. hooo.... our
> baby is going to leave the nest so soon, but I'm very proud. This
> young lady has managed to put her DM in the background and achieved
> outstanding acedemic and sports results. Weighted gpa 4.1 something,
> SAT's in the top 2% nationally, and the coach at SanDiego
> said if she stayed in shape through the summer she would be eligible
> for a place on the starting squad AS A FRESHMAN!! Both Lily and I
> attribute a great deal of her ability to do this to her pump.
> Everything got better when she started pumping -- grades, outlook on
> life, and physical abilities. Needless to say many of her friends are
> in awe (me too!).
>
> Michael
> email @ redacted
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