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#416319 - 11/15/12 01:58 PM R. A. Dickey wins the Cy Young award
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We're usually tracking perps here; but now, for some good news:

R. A. Dickey, the knuckle-baller for the Mets, won the NL's Cy Young Award, which is a big deal, especially considering that in his new memoir, Where Ever I Wind Up, he talks about recovering from CSA -- and how CSA recovery allowed him to embrace his differences and develop his knuckle-ball.

In short: his CSA survivor experience prepared him, however painfully, to become the best pitcher in the National League.

I believe we all have this ability to use our abuse history and survivor/recovery experiences to succeed in our own unique ways, and here is R.A. Dickey proving that.

Congrats to him, and to us all.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/allenstjohn/...eyball-pitcher/

Cant
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I'll be just fine and dandy
Lord, it's like a hard candy Christmas
I'm barely getting through tomorrow
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#416320 - 11/15/12 02:08 PM Re: R. A. Dickey wins the Cy Young award [Re: cant_remember]
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That is wonderful example, thanks for sharing Cant!


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#416329 - 11/15/12 03:34 PM Re: R. A. Dickey wins the Cy Young award [Re: cant_remember]
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Registered: 10/21/11
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Loc: VA
He's obviously a strong, well-grounded guy... if he can cope with belonging to the Mets! ;^}

John

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