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Monday, August 18, 2008
On a Sad Note
Yesterday one of Joey's life-long friends and teammate from soccer, Nick Smith, was killed in a car accident on a windy, narrow county highway. Another boy in the car has also died and the third is in unknown condition in Bronson Hospital. I don't know if alcohol was a factor but speed surely was.

Nick was his parents only son and he and his dad were the best of buddies. I can remember Mike and Nick on all of the class trips always having a great time.

Nick and Joey weren't as close in recent years as they had been growing up (Smith's lived not far from us) but I always enjoyed Nick. He will be greatly missed by his birth family and by all in Delton, MI.
posted by Teri Springer @ 3:43 PM  
2 Comments:
  • At 10:04 PM, Blogger Shirley Goodwin said…

    Ah, sometimes life is tough and it's a hard lesson for kids to discover that they're not invincible when they sufefr the loss of a friend they knew well.

     
  • At 11:36 AM, Blogger Mary Helen said…

    Nothing prepares you for this tragedy. Please know you and yours are in my thoughts and prayers! Imagine Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

     
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