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Old 04-09-2013, 02:24 AM   #1
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Default Here's the letter Bill Clinton wrote to Chris Webber after the Timeout fiasco

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Read The Letter Bill Clinton Wrote To Chris Webber After The Timeout Fiasco
This has been floating around for a couple years, but it's news to us and there's no better time to share it than now.


Chris Webber is at the game "[r]eppin' Michigan" tonight, but he and the school have had a strained relationship since he left following the infamous timeout call in 1993 and the Ed Martin scandal.

Just four days after Webber's lowest moment, though, then-President Bill Clinton decided to drop him a line and cheer him up.


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April 9, 1993

Dear Chris,

I have been thinking of you a lot since I sat glued to the TV during the championship game.

I know that there may be nothing I or anyone else can say to ease the pain and disappointment of what happened.

Still, for whatever it's worth, you, and your team, were terrific. And part of playing for high stakes under great pressure is the constant risk of mental error. I know. I have lost two political races and made countless mistakes over the last twenty years. What matters is the intensity, integrity, and courage you bring to the effort. That is certainly what you have done. You can always regret what occurred but don't let it get you down or take away the satisfaction of what you have accomplished.

You have a great future. Hang in there.

Sincerely,

Bill Clinton
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that's actually awesome
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Best president ever. Don't get it twisted.

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That's my white prez.
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Best president ever. Don't get it twisted.


Put down the pipe.. Abe Lincoln saved the Union, freed the slaves, and saved us from the vampire apocalypse.
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I'm not a huge Clinton fan but that picture is hillarious. I love it.
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Bill Clinton: First black president.
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Hahaha lmao at the Ronald Mcdonald in the background
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