Sunday, January 04, 2009

Courage, Dying and The Ducks!

By George Schroeder

Register-Guard columnist

The television was in the other room, and occasionally someone would check on what was going on a thousand miles away, where the Ducks were playing in the Holiday Bowl. He’d return with an update, and then everyone would get back to quiet conversations, prayers and tears around the bedside.

Click on the title for the rest of Schroeder's column about a boy in Newberg, Oregon who was dying of brain cancer and was visited by two Oregon players in the week before the "Civil War" game and what happened during the Holiday Bowl in San Diego and in Newberg this last week.