Doug Flutie loses both parents on same day

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Doug Flutie loses both parents on same day

Post by PurpleMustReign » Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:22 pm

Doug Flutie's parents both passed away within an hour of each other Wednesday after being married for 56 years, the former NFL quarterback said on Facebook.

Flutie said that his father, Dick, had been ill and died of a heart attack in the hospital. Less than an hour later, Dick Flutie's wife, Joan, suddenly had a heart attack and also passed away.

"They say you can die of a broken heart and I believe it," Flutie said. "I would like to honor my parents for all that they did throughout my and my brothers' and sister's lives. My parents were always there for their children, from the days my Dad coached us as kids and my Mom would work the concession stands, through to this morning."
http://abcnews.go.com/Sports/doug-fluti ... d=35288711

What a horrific thing to go through. I have heard of people dying due to a broken heart before. It is a rare thing, but it has to be extremely tragic when it does happen.
Prayers to Flutie and his family...
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Re: Doug Flutie loses both parents on same day

Post by Mothman » Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:41 pm

I just heard about this from another friend. It's terrible news. My prayers are definitely with Doug Flutie and his family.
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Re: Doug Flutie loses both parents on same day

Post by fiestavike » Wed Nov 18, 2015 8:19 pm

I feel bad for Doug Flutie and his grief, but its really quite a beautiful story. God bless that man and woman. Very touching story.
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Post by DK Sweets » Wed Nov 18, 2015 8:27 pm

fiestavike wrote:I feel bad for Doug Flutie and his grief, but its really quite a beautiful story. God bless that man and woman. Very touching story.
This.
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Re: Doug Flutie loses both parents on same day

Post by jackal » Thu Nov 19, 2015 1:00 am

I have always like Flutie...the guy has his share of bad days for sure...

Bless him and his family
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Re: Doug Flutie loses both parents on same day

Post by Jordysghost » Sun Nov 22, 2015 2:27 pm

fiestavike wrote:I feel bad for Doug Flutie and his grief, but its really quite a beautiful story. God bless that man and woman. Very touching story.
Yea, really.
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