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LA LETTERA

Published July 11, 2018 Blog, Casey's Stories Comments
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 Ero seduto nel mio ufficio dove praticavo la professione di avvocato in una mattina soleggiata a San Diego California, ma nonostante la bellissima  e solare giornata, mi sentivo molto triste. Tre mesi fa avevo perso mio figlio Jimmy  che aveva 24 anni. Dopo essere stato ad una festa con amici, Jimmy aveva deciso di camminare […]

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2011-ANOTHER YEAR IN THE TWILIGHT ZONE

Published July 8, 2018 Blog, Casey And Friends Comments
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Introduction by Casey Gauntt (July 2018) Although I’ve been corresponding with Charlie Myers for over seven years, I finally had the privilege of meeting him for the first time a couple of months ago.   Charlie, who now lives in Dallas, and Jan Weeks from Grand Junction spent a few days in anything-but sunny Solana Beach.  […]

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YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE, by Patti Johnson

Published July 2, 2018 Blog, Casey And Friends Comments
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YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE By Patti Johnson   My oldest brother, Jim, passed away in May. He was 81 years old.  He and his wife, Barb, would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in September. Jim and Barb were blessed with four children and six grandchildren.   When those kids and grandkids were little, Jim […]

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I’m Christian

Published May 29, 2018 Blog, Casey And Friends, Stories, Your Stories Comments
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Christian Big Bear Ski Trip

“I’m Christian” is an incredible and touching story by Christian’s father, Christopher Ramirez, about grandfathers, fathers, sons and grandsons; the love and spiritual energy that spans generations, time and space. I’m Christian By: Christopher Ramirez On May 18, 2016, my father suffered a massive stroke that left him paralyzed from the nose down, with only […]

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PRIESTS, MEDIUMS AND SHAMANS PART 2

Published May 23, 2018 Blog, Casey's Stories Comments
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  I shared several of the stories of our NLEs with Father Patrick J. O’Malley in Chicago.  His father and two of his brothers, Tom and John, worked for my grandfather’s company, Case Foundation Company.  I met Father Pat one time in 1967 when my classmate, Ernie Smersky, and I went to visit his parish […]

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PRIESTS, MEDIUMS AND SHAMANS PART 1

Published May 22, 2018 Blog, Casey's Stories Comments
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  Touch- Introduction to the “Reunions” Episode, aired March 22, 2013 Bodies at rest, stay at rest. Bodies in motion, stay in motion Unless acted upon by an outside force. People, like objects, become set in their paths, Embedded in a constrained reality. As we travel our paths, the possible futures Which were once infinite […]

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MIKE, IS THAT YOU?

Published May 12, 2018 Blog, Casey And Friends Comments
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Mike Lueth was a classmate of mine at Lake Park High School in the Chicago suburb of Roselle.  As with all of the kids I knew growing up, I had no contact with Mike for over 40 years until we re-connected a few years ago through my writings.   Mike has some amazing stories-experiences of his […]

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What the Jimmy means to me

Published May 8, 2018 Blog, Your Stories Comments
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About year ago, when I was living in Madrid, I was contacted by David Roman, a USC English professor. In an altogether brief yet intensely moving conversation, he informed me that I had been selected to receive the 2017 Jimmy Gauntt Memorial Award, which is given to 6 graduating English majors at USC each spring. […]

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THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

Published May 7, 2018 Blog Comments
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I woke up early a few days ago and my first thought was All the Light We Cannot See.    As I’m sure many of you know, that is the title of a wildly successful book written by Anthony Doerr in 2014 for which he won the Pulitzer Prize.  It’s a heart-wrenching tale of a blind […]

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2018 Recipients of the USC Jimmy Gauntt Memorial Award

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On April 29 at the Ostrich Farm restaurant in Los Angeles, the 2018 recipients of the USC Department of English Jimmy Gauntt Memorial Award, aka the Jimmy, were celebrated by faculty members, Jimmy’s family and two of his closest friends.   Congratulations!   We are so very proud of you. Here is a link to […]

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Author Bios

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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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