[eDebate] 10 years---I miss you Becky

matt stannard stannardmatt
Mon Jun 1 09:10:03 CDT 2009


I couldn't say anything as powerful as what's already been said, but I cherished every moment with Becky including our debates, and I still think about her all the time.

 

mjs
 
> Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2009 08:29:47 -0400
> From: dperkins at fas.harvard.edu
> To: debatekorea at hotmail.com
> CC: sugarcats at cox.net; edebate at ndtceda.com
> Subject: Re: [eDebate] 10 years---I miss you Becky
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> The documentary was called "Two Chicks, Two Bikes, One Cause." Becky 
> didn't make it, but was prominently featured.
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> I attended the film release in NYC with Becky. By then she knew she would 
> not survive, but her spirit was still utterly indomitable, her charisma 
> enough to captivate an audience.
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> This anniversary is a great moment for memories and sentimentality, but it 
> won't hurt to get a little angry (again) at the monstrous unfairness of it 
> all, and consider sending a fat check to support breast cancer research.
> 
> dp
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> On Mon, 1 Jun 2009, Jason Jarvis wrote:
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> > This message gave me chills. . .time passes, but sometimes wounds don't heal.
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> > I wonder, is the documentary that she did online? Anyone got a link? I seem to recall the title was something like "Two bikes, One cause" I know I am messing it up, but after reading this I had a strong urge to see it again.
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> > in solidarity,
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> > Jason Jarvis
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> > KDI School
> > Seoul, Korea
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> > From: sugarcats at cox.net
> > To: edebate at www.ndtceda.com
> > Date: Sun, 31 May 2009 17:58:15 -0700
> > Subject: [eDebate] 10 years---I miss you Becky
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> > It is hard to believe that it has been 10 years since Becky left
> > us physically (but not in spirit). For those who knew her, you know how
> > vibrant, intelligent, sassy and cut-throat competitive she was. But she was
> > also a caring, compassionate and true friend to those around her. She inspired (and
> > still inspires) greatness through her memory and legacy via the Seattle Debate
> > Foundation.
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> > For those who did not have the privilege to know (and
> > compete against) her, I can only hope you meet or know folks like her who are as
> > inspiring in the face of the most fucked up situations.
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> > This post is meant to honor and remember Becky publicly, but
> > also to help me deal with the enormity of it all. Life, death, injustice and
> > unfairness, happiness and hope, sadness and remembrance, but most of all
> > celebration of a life too short.
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> > Please keep Becky, Joey, and her family and friends in your
> > warm thoughts on this very heavy day.
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> > Peace to all,
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> > CM O?Neill
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