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A message to Pat Ryan

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Pat,
My Mom is your hero... she needs some words of encouragement though.
Mom is a life long ‘Birds Fan’and a fan of yours..
If you see the this post, or someone you know sees this post... will you send her a card or something with words of encouragement.
Mom is at Snyder Village in Metamora.
Her name is Ruth Young.
P. S. —- Mom has recently beat Covid, but does not seem to want to do the therapy (physical) to get motivated, and get better.
Mom could use some motivation right about now.
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4MBirdz wrote: Mon Jun 14, 2021 6:15 pm Pat,
My Mom is your hero... she needs some words of encouragement though.
Mom is a life long ‘Birds Fan’and a fan of yours..
If you see the this post, or someone you know sees this post... will you send her a card or something with words of encouragement.
Mom is at Snyder Village in Metamora.
Her name is Ruth Young.
P. S. —- Mom has recently beat Covid, but does not seem to want to do the therapy (physical) to get motivated, and get better.
Mom could use some motivation right about now.
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4MBirdz wrote: Tue Aug 17, 2021 5:59 pm
4MBirdz wrote: Mon Jun 14, 2021 6:15 pm Pat,
My Mom is your hero... she needs some words of encouragement though.
Mom is a life long ‘Birds Fan’and a fan of yours..
If you see the this post, or someone you know sees this post... will you send her a card or something with words of encouragement.
Mom is at Snyder Village in Metamora.
Her name is Ruth Young.
P. S. —- Mom has recently beat Covid, but does not seem to want to do the therapy (physical) to get motivated, and get better.
Mom could use some motivation right about now.
Mom, possibly one of the greatest Bird Fans of all time has just celebrated her 84’ th birthday at Snyder Village!
Mom got 25 cards sent to her for her birthday!
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Should have edited my initial post on this topic.
Post read>
Pat,
My Mom is your hero...
My bad—-
Should have read:
Pat,
You are my Mom’s hero.

Anyway, I went to visit Mom yesterday at Snyder Village.
I think her having had a severe case of Covid has affected her memory..
I told Mom that Metamora’s first game of the season is this Friday night..
Mom said ‘ Oh I bet Pat has a lot of people telling him what he needs to do as far as coaching’
I told her that Pat retired... she was saddened to hear the news.
Mom loved (loves)
Metamora Football!
Tough times for sure for all of us with dealing with this virus.
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Mom is currently at OSF.
Mom has had Covid, the start of dementia, weakness,
etc.
Well, I stopped by Snyder Village when she was still there to see Mom the other night.. I told her that I just got off of work and came to see her...
I asked her if she knew where I worked at, she said ‘No’.
I then got out my phone and showed her a pic of Pat Ryan that I had downloaded from archives... I asked her if she knew who that was... she said right of way..
“Well that’s Pat Ryan”
She then said to me... “You thought you could stump me didn’t ya”?
God love Mom. ❤️
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Not sure this has been mentioned here anywhere.

https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/sp ... -pat-ryan/
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Looking forward to buying ‘The Ryan Express’ for the holidays.

Update:
Mom is back at Snyder Village!
Mom’s ‘Covid Fog’ seems to have lifted.. she is doing so much better!
I showed Mom a clip of PR giving his 2009’team a pre game pep talk before the championship game against Geneseo where Pat tells his team to ‘ Go for it man’,
‘ Just go for it’ ‘ There’s no pressure’.
Mom said.. “ that’s so typical Pat Ryan”.. she loved seeing the video..👍🏻
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A big shout out to ‘Coach Ryan’ for sending my Mom a very nice card.
Mom sure was thrilled to get it for sure!
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4MBirdz wrote: Tue Nov 23, 2021 6:55 pm Looking forward to buying ‘The Ryan Express’ for the holidays.

Update:
Mom is back at Snyder Village!
Mom’s ‘Covid Fog’ seems to have lifted.. she is doing so much better!
I showed Mom a clip of PR giving his 2009’team a pre game pep talk before the championship game against Geneseo where Pat tells his team to ‘ Go for it man’,
‘ Just go for it’ ‘ There’s no pressure’.
Mom said.. “ that’s so typical Pat Ryan”.. she loved seeing the video..👍🏻
I don’t think some people truly understand how much passion and energy it takes to give a speech like PR did in that 2009’ pre-game speech ( find it on YouTube— A Championship For Metamora) of his ( the message he gave his team was short, but powerful)
I am amazed by people ( male and female) who have this passion.
Just unbelievable.
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Has pat filed for a restraining order yet 🤣🤣🤔
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blownfuse34 wrote: Sun Dec 19, 2021 11:15 pm Has pat filed for a restraining order yet 🤣🤣🤔
LMAO!
I guess I have taken this obsession with people who can motivate others like no other a bit too far huh?!
I thought about writing a book about this guy.. but wait,
that’s already been done by another guy who was just as in awe as me of this former coach.
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