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Subject: [Leica] UP DATE & CLEARED TO RETURN TO ACTION !!!! :-)
From: john.nebel at (John Nebel)
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 16:34:26 -0700
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Greetings Ted,

Very good reading, your cheerful and humorous post!



On 2/12/2011 8:12 PM, tedgrant at wrote:
> Hi Guys and gals,
> Well as of 9.30 this a.m. 12 February I'm cleared to return to action! :-) 
> Hold
> on now, I know that's disappointing to a couple and one in particular.... 
> "BUT
> To the rest of the crew I basically have been given a clean slate to 
> return and
> offer advice when asked, and encouragement always! :-) Sure nice to stand 
> tall,
> breath deep and begin walking the mile or two a day again!! :-)
> Yep it seems after several brain scans from whatever angles and locations 
> took
> place during the past several weeks or so. They actually found some 
> semblance of
> brain fibers remaining that might function for a bit longer, at least to 
> my main
> goal of the round figure of surviving to a fine old fashion 100! I never 
> feared
> I'd leave before then in any event, given the absolutely incredibale about 
> the
> world to this point of life now the 82nd year life, 27 May 2011!! :-)
> Like what the hell is the point of going before then? When you've, not 
> worked,
> but lived the most incredible life with such great passion in what you've 
> done
> more than one can imagine as a photojournalist from one end of the world 
> from
> birth to death and back in many forms!!
> Actually one of my friend doctor's admitted he doubted for a bit they'd 
> ever
> find any brain cells at all, let alone enough to show in a brain scan. He 
> did
> wink of course! :-) Damn it's great to have the veil lifted and the world 
> before
> me once again. Hey com'on I've gone through this dead, nearly dead a few 
> times
> and one should know each time you are told... "Hey yer still good to go fer
> abit!" How wonderful it can be to pick-up a camera and get at it again! :-)
> So hang onto yer seats it could be one hell of a ride to the next one! :-)
> Love all you folks,
> cheers,
> Dr. ted! :-)
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In reply to: Message from steve.barbour at (Steve Barbour) ([Leica] the beautiful a patient room.)
Message from tedgrant at (tedgrant at ([Leica] UP DATE & CLEARED TO RETURN TO ACTION !!!! :-))