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The Fighting Irish are on the verge of almost duplicating an amazing feat accomplished 39 years ago.
Another great article Lou, thanks.
Wow I wish I had said this!!! Go IRISH!! (excerpt from the article), thanks Lou, awesome as usual:
Said Sorin: “This fire has been my fault. I came here with the vision of a great university and named it after the Mother of God. Then we built a great building, or so I thought. But She had to burn it the ground to show me that my vision was too narrow and that I had dreamed too small a dream.
“Tomorrow, when the bricks are cooled, we will clean them and begin again. But this time we will build a really large building: and when it is built we will put a gold dome on top with a golden statue of the Mother of God so that everyone who comes this way will know to whom we owe whatever great future this place has.
“If it were all gone, I should not give up.”
Howard added his own thoughts of what was the greatest motivational speech in school history: “The effect was electric. It was the crowning moment in his life. A sad company had gone into the church that day. They were all simple Christian heroes as they came out. There was never more of a shadow of a doubt as to the future of Notre Dame.”
No matter how many times one might be in the rubble — personally, professionally or even athletically — the purpose of Notre Dame’s spirit is to transcend and continue, in victory or amidst defeat.
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