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WHEN IS IT TOO LATE TO SEND A CONDOLENCE CARD?

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SOY CHRISTIAN

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BRAVEHEART, INBREEDING AND ANOTHER FAMILY SHOULDER RUB WITH A U.S. PRESIDENT

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MARY SAWYERS SWAN COOK (1839-1924)

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A TOUCH IN TENNESSEE

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YOU ARE AWESOME

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THE LIGHT BETWEEN US by Laura Lynne Jackson

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THE TENTH

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TOMORROW IS NOT PROMISED, by Joshua Wisch

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MELANCOLIE REVISITED

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MELANCOLIE

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LA LETTERA

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2011-ANOTHER YEAR IN THE TWILIGHT ZONE

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Christian Big Bear Ski Trip

I’m Christian

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PRIESTS, MEDIUMS AND SHAMANS PART 2

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PRIESTS, MEDIUMS AND SHAMANS PART 1

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MIKE, IS THAT YOU?

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What the Jimmy means to me

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THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

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2018 Recipients of the USC Jimmy Gauntt Memorial Award

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Michael’s Magical Homerun

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MCKENZIE’S FIELD REVISITED

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DEAR BARRY-

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I’VE NEVER BEEN THE SAME SINCE MY BROTHER DIED

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IT’S TIME

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HEAVEN CAN WAIT

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FRIENDS DON’T FORGET EITHER

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WE NEVER FORGET

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POLAROID

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Diagnostic Test

Diagnostic Test

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This a most illustrious test post

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Test

Test

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WIND RIVER

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LAST FLAG FLYING

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CASE FAMILY HISTORY

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SYNCHRONICITY

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HEALING ALL AROUND

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I LOVE YOU, DAD

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THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

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Epilogue to I Love You Dad

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I LOVE YOU, DAD

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BARBARA CASE GAUNTT

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HOW TO WRITE A BEAUTIFUL LETTER TO SOMEONE BEFORE THEY DIE

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FOR THE PARENTS OF JIMMY WHO DIED YOUNG

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TATTOOS

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The Rabbit Hole Play by David Lindsay-Abaire

RABBIT HOLE

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THERE’S A SONG ABOUT ITASCA?

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THIS NOTE

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SO, DID IT WORK?

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SOUL RETRIEVAL

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LIFE LESSONS

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"IF THERE'S ANYTHING WE CAN DO, PLEASE GIVE US A CALL"

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Dad, G.G., Casey and Scott in 1962 at the Chicago Athletic Club

HEALING WITH HISTORY

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A PLACE I GO

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WHAT DO YOU SAY WHEN SOMEONE ASKS ‘SO, HOW MANY KIDS DO YOU HAVE?’

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ITASCA

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HELLO!

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COALWOOD

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A MOMENT IN PARIS

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GREETING GRIEF IN PARADISE

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LIFE

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The Universe Will Always Find A Way

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Honest Work

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FROG LEVEL ROW

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Grover Gauntt, Vern Case and Casey Gauntt

Is it OK to Write a Condolence Card Before Someone Dies?

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I SAW HER STANDING THERE

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uffering is the only honest work

Suffering is the Only Honest Work – A New Book

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A Thanksgiving Message 2015

A Thanksgiving Message 2015

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Trust Me, Michael

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Greeting Grief

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How to write a beautiful condolence card to someone who has lost a loved one to suicide

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An Introduction to "Free Fall"

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Free Fall

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One Suitcase

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Let It Be – The Video

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The Other Letter – a film by Steve Date

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The Father Pat Letters

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Welcome

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Dreams Guitars and Highways

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Vern Case

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Just A Splash

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"The Jimmy" Torrey Pines High School Scholarships

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Gravity

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Happy Mother's Day

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Living Large

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Why I Believe In Angels and Miracles—Casey’s Epilogue

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Yvonne's Story By: Roshi Genro Gauntt

Bearing Witness

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The Fraternity

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How to write a beautiful condolence card to someone who has lost a child

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Suffering Is The Only Honest Work- Dedication to Marilyn Willison 'Coach'

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Suffering Is The Only Honest Work

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Yvonne’s Story

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Harvesting Rice, By Joshua Wisch

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I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the time he killed himself.

Impeccable Timing

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Why I Believe in Angels

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David Lindsay-Abaire wrote the Rabbit Hole play in 2006

The Rabbit Hole Letters

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Casey and John in 1977

For Nika

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Queen Mary School in London

Ginger Poet Adonis – by Dave Yendler

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Wheaton-The Bermuda Triangle

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Author Bios

Write Me Something Beautiful Authors - Casey and Jimmy Gauntt

Casey Gauntt

is an attorney and senior executive of a major San Diego real estate company. He lives in Solana Beach, California, with his wife, Hilary. Casey grew up in Itasca, Illinois, graduated Lake Park High School in 1968, and received B.S., JD and MBA degrees from the University of Southern California.

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Jimmy Gauntt

was born and raised in Solana Beach and graduated from Torrey Pines High School in 2002.   A prestigious Trustee Scholar at the University of Southern California, he majored in English and Spanish. He authored six plays, five screenplays, and a multitude of poems and short stories. Beginning in 2010, the USC English Department annually bestows the Jimmy Gauntt Memorial Award—aka “The Jimmy”—to the top graduates in English.  Jimmy passed over to the other side in 2008 at age 24.

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