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Wednesday, December 18, 2002

 

Josh's father writes in



Yeesh. All that research I did to write that speech and I had the wrong helicopter. My Uncle Bill was actually Chief of Design for the RH-53 Sea Stallion

Well, the story works... and I'll go and revise it to be right at some point when that's important. I always thought it was a Jolly Green Giant myself, and I've had the Jolly Green Giant rescue fantasy since I was 8 (29 years!), so, it's all figuratively true, at least for me.

But my apologies to the guys at Sikorski. I wanted to honor their efforts by writing this speech, and I hope they don't mind if it's at least temporarily wrong.

7 days left til christmas. Still no Josh. Maybe the email address I have is no good. Maybe he doesn't have a computer. The power just came back on at my house a few minutes ago.

Please keep passing the url along. There's 6 degrees of separation between him and me.




Thanks Bill, I'll keep trying.

7 days to go. Please read Uncle Bill's Helicopter and pass the url along.
 
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