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  1. patriot lifer

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    No news of that here..and he is a very private person...so so sad...my thoughts are with him and his family sad sad....
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    Condolences to Bob and his family.
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    Terrible news...
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    That's terrible.

    I had no idea that he had family overseas.

    My condolences.
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    That is horrible. I just don't get it. I wish they'd all just come home.
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    So sorry to hear that, God Bless you, Bob.
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    Wow. Like denverpatsfan, I didn't know he had a son stationed overseas. Really awful to hear that his son died.
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    Terrible news. Condolences to the Ryan family.
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    That is awful news.

    Quite frankly, I don't know how military families go about their lives normally. Watching Bob over the last few years, you'd think a crack or two would show.
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    Hideous horrible news. So sorry to Bob and the entire Ryan family.
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    Respects and condolences to the Ryan family.

    RIP
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    Sad to read that...sincere condolences to Mr. Ryan and his family.
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    Really terrible news indeed.

    I'm embarassed to admit that one of my early thoughts on this was that I was bummed that we would likely not get to read Bob Ryan on the Super Bowl. I guess that's a function of how wrapped up I am in this game, the fact that the Globe and Herald have so few solid columnists and how much I enjoyed Ryan's columns after SBs 36, 38 and 39.

    And that reaction of course obscures the horrible reality facing the Ryan family. I can't imagine losing a child.
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    Me either. I haven't seen this anywhere else yet, maybe the reporter should have held off on the news for a bit.
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    I'm sorry...I was not trying to say anything negative (or unclassy). I was just saying that I wished our soldiers could come back home from Afghanistan and Iraq. It was not a political statement at all.
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    Incredibly sad regardless of the circumstances.
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    My sincere condolences to the Ryan family on the death of their son. Regardless of the cause of death, it is an event that we all deal with at some point, but it is never nice/pretty. I hope they determine the true cause of death.

    My prayers go out to Mr. Ryan and his family.
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    Condolences to the Ryan family.
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    No sorrow in life surpasses
    the death of one's child.

    God sustain his parents!
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    Condolences to Bob and his family.
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    I'm sure a part of the parent dies too.
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    My heart goes out to the entire Ryan family. That is so tragic. Folks like Keith, putting themselves in danger to serve our country, can never be thanked enough.
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    My deepest sympathies to Bob and his family. Awful news!
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    My favorite local columnist. I am sorry for Bob, his family, and anyone who knew his young son. A sad day.
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