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AP story on Chris Henry funeral

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by mediaguy, Dec 23, 2009.

  1. mediaguy

    mediaguy Well-Known Member

    Here's the first graf from AP story from Chris Henry's funeral:

    WESTWEGO, La. -- Chris Henry's fiancee wept as she spoke about the late Bengals receiver Tuesday, saying that while she often got credit for steering him clear of trouble, he changed her life as well.

    Steering him clear of trouble? Is that really the best phrase to use? Second graf points out that he died after falling out of a truck she was driving. Just seemed a little awkward, even if the usage is purely coincidental.
  2. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Yeah, that is bad.
  3. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member

    I just had deja vu.... didn't I see that lead post on the site yesterday?
  4. Small Town Guy

    Small Town Guy Well-Known Member

    I steered it onto the football thread yesterday.
  5. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    If that was her own words what else could be done.

    She swerved badly in her last attempt.
  6. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    He may have fallen off the wagon a few times, but she was always there to pick him up.
  7. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Their wedding song would have been Cheap Trick's "You Drive, I'll Steer."
  8. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Nah - Sam and Dave - "Hold On" or Van Halen - "Jump"
  9. BitterYoungMatador2

    BitterYoungMatador2 Well-Known Member

    "I Cant Drive 55."
  10. Bodie_Broadus

    Bodie_Broadus Active Member

    How appropriate to joke about this stuff when a young man died.
  11. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    A number of years ago we agreed to stict guidelines. Tragic death requires a 5 day waiting period, natural 3 days and stupid - no wait.
  12. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    Back up the truck on that lede.
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