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Subject: [Leica] Our Ted the doctor's doctor Thoughts!
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Fri Apr 18 05:45:22 2008
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On Apr 17, 2008, at 10:50 PM, Ted Grant wrote:

> Hi Crew,
> First may I offer the biggest "THANK YOU POSSIBLE!" for all your kind
> comments and congratulations.
> WOW!! WHAT A FAMILY! Everyone should be so lucky in real life or on  
> the
> magical screen.
> As you know this past year or so has had its up's and downs. First  
> off was
> the BRAVO TV film in production, then on the screens, big and small  
> with the
> attendant public appearances. I thought that was intimidating.  
> Certainly the
> paparazzi was quite a surprise in Ottawa during the public screening  
> there.
> Dang photographers! :-)
> However! Being informed about the Honorary Doctor of Laws degree was
> something that never ever entered my mind anytime during my life.

lucky you Ted, getting such amazing recognition...


next they will recruit you for the FLDS children case in Texas,


> Now that's intimidating and overwhelming all rolled into one! :-)
> At first I truly thought a mistake had been made. Surely this is for a
> person of higher learning, not I?
> Because in real life I'm not a university learned person. I'm just a  
> boy who
> dropped out of high school to follow a dream of being a photographer.
> My good fortune all these years is being in the right place at the  
> right
> time and great people to work with. Basically simple things that  
> happened.
> I realize folks on the list know what Honorary degrees are and why  
> people
> receive them. My good fortune now is, friends explained what they  
> are and
> why people receive them. It's still intimidating. WHY?
> Well I'm still the boy who dropped out of high school to follow a  
> dream with
> great passion and good luck!
> Hey, it isn't funny for a guy like me, because underneath all the  
> skin and
> experience I'm a shy puppy! True.
> Once again, the best thing is, having  folks like all of you to  
> share this
> wonderful moment with.
> Thank you one and all,
> ted
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best, Steve

"I never wanted to be famous"

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