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Huntsville's John Pruett - He gone

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by dixiehack, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

  2. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    Good for John.
  3. FreddiePatek

    FreddiePatek Active Member

    A well-done farewell.
  4. Rockbottom

    Rockbottom Active Member

    A true gentleman in this business.

  5. 2underpar

    2underpar Active Member

    John Pruett is a better person than he is a writer, and he's a great writer.
  6. chazp

    chazp Active Member

    We will miss you John. Have a happy retirement.
  7. SixToe

    SixToe Active Member

    Cheers to you, John. Enjoy retirement.
  8. SF_Express

    SF_Express Active Member

    As farewells go, one of the better ones I have read. He probably isn't a regular here, but good luck, John.
  9. SCEditor

    SCEditor Active Member

    Truly a very well-written piece. Best wishes.
  10. scalper

    scalper Member

    Class act, pure and simple.
  11. Pencil Dick

    Pencil Dick Member

    John's a great writer and even better person, but I'm still pissed he didn't hire me in Huntsville in 1995.

    John needs all the good karma he can get - he's embarking on a 5-week trip in a van to the West Coast with his wife and mother-in-law in a couple of months.

    And in case you missed it - Tuberville and David Housel, who are hardly close, flew up from Auburn together for Pruett's retirement party, even though AU had its final spring scrimmage that same afternoon. Alabama AD Mal Moore and Bama Magazine editor Kirk McNair also attended. As did former AU hoops coach Sonny Smith - just shows how much the man was respected.
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