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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

A Stay Together Ride

Posted by on Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 9:56 AM

Towleroad:

NPR Snap Judgment Performance of the Year was awarded in December to 15-year-old Noah St. John for his explosively moving story about his two moms and the moment he thought he might lose the family he had always known.

 

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despicable me 1
This broke......then warmed.......then stole my heart!
Posted by despicable me on January 8, 2013 at 10:18 AM · Report this
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Don't make me cry at work!
Posted by maddy811 on January 8, 2013 at 10:19 AM · Report this
lolorhone 3
That was amazing two ways: first, his story. Second, he's only fifteen he wrote and performed something that spectacular. This made my day.
Posted by lolorhone on January 8, 2013 at 10:31 AM · Report this
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Glad I had tissues handy. What a moving story. Thanks Dan.
Posted by SeattleKim on January 8, 2013 at 10:44 AM · Report this
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How wonderful! And so chisel-featured and nicely coiffed at an age most of us are still oily-complected mumbly nosepickers.
Posted by gloomy gus on January 8, 2013 at 10:47 AM · Report this
kim in portland 6
Thank you! Happy tears feel so good.
Posted by kim in portland http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2010/11/fast-paced_video_provides_a_fu.html on January 8, 2013 at 11:01 AM · Report this
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Wow. Just wow.
Posted by Clayton on January 8, 2013 at 11:11 AM · Report this
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That boy has a gift.
Posted by Friendstastegood on January 8, 2013 at 11:35 AM · Report this
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Damn, crying.
Posted by alanaeldora on January 8, 2013 at 12:10 PM · Report this
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Holy shit that was good.
Posted by LMC47 on January 8, 2013 at 12:25 PM · Report this
rob! 11
Dan, don't tell me you missed the link on TowleRoad about the priest in Springfield, IL who called 911 to get him out of handcuffs.

http://illinoistimes.com/Springfield/art…
Posted by rob! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZBdUceCL5U on January 8, 2013 at 12:26 PM · Report this
Knat 12
No doubt the bigwigs at Honda of America have already had a meeting regarding this kid, his family, and their beloved CRV.

Nice piece, though.
Posted by Knat on January 8, 2013 at 12:34 PM · Report this
Jaymz 13
Spectacular! What a performer. You know, it didn't have to be a same sex couple as the parents, so very nice that it was a casual mention, not really relevant, and not the focus of the story - just a family, tension, and a car.

I love Snap Judgment and listen to the podcasts on the stationary bike, so it's nice to have the video
Posted by Jaymz on January 8, 2013 at 12:43 PM · Report this
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@12....I sure hope so. Now, who is cutting those goddamned onions?!???
Posted by TampaDink on January 8, 2013 at 12:47 PM · Report this
Sandiai 15
I hate you Dan Savage for making me cry at work.
Posted by Sandiai on January 8, 2013 at 6:24 PM · Report this
Sandiai 16
Not really.
Posted by Sandiai on January 8, 2013 at 6:25 PM · Report this
Write or Wrong 17
It takes a lot to make me cry. Tears rolling down my cheeks. Thank you.
Posted by Write or Wrong on January 9, 2013 at 12:27 AM · Report this
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This brought back memories! My dad drove a big blue station wagon, and we took this very same 100,000 mile ride when I was 4 or 5 years older than this boy. Drove through the park and had a cake that we'd made with 100,000 miles written in blue frosting. Thanks, Dan!
Posted by SfR on January 10, 2013 at 4:32 AM · Report this
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Those must be some proud Mamas.
Posted by dcaamtns on January 11, 2013 at 8:20 AM · Report this
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I began as an industry professional in 1975. That’s when I started working at Bekins Van Lines in the San Fernando Valley as a helper. I learned the trade from the ground up. First, as a helper, then a packer, driver and a foreman. Woodland Hills Moving Company
Posted by hammadaamir on November 30, 2013 at 6:27 AM · Report this

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