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There are 6 comments on the Fort Morgan Times story from Mar 5, 2010, titled Caliche student seriously injured in Greeley rodeo - Fort Morga.... In it, Fort Morgan Times reports that:

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Pompano Beach, FL

#1 Mar 5, 2010
How horribly sad! My thoughts and prayers are with Austin and his family!
Stan Kerns

Longmont, CO

#2 Mar 5, 2010
Maybe 12 is a little young to be able to say, with knowledge and afore sight "Yes I want to do this". Kids certainly would say that they want to, but I question that they really understand that being dead is a full time commitment--just as being a cripple is. I mean, the kid is not considered adult enough to go to jail--nor to vote--and riding a bull is something that is certain to have (if you keep doing it) a bad outcome. So maybe, just as he couldn't race a Ferrari, he should wait a bit on the bull riding--say until he is old enough to race a Ferrari. He certainly should be required to show total and complete medical insurance, as I don't want to pay to have him fixed.
Give me a break

Fort Morgan, CO

#3 Mar 6, 2010
so I guess kids shouldn't be able to play any other kind of sports either??? There have been paralyzing injures in football, basketball, etc....

Our thoughts and prayers go out to this boy. The Austins are a great family!!
Give me a break

Fort Morgan, CO

#4 Mar 6, 2010
I meant Austins fam is a great one!
Terry Barnett

Eaton, CO

#5 Mar 6, 2010
Children should be allowed to pursue their dreams and I am sure that every precaution was taken to keep him safe! Accidents can happen to ANYONE, even you Stan. God bless him and his family and I hope he pulls through with flying colors and gets back on someday.

United States

#6 Mar 12, 2010
Wow Stan, you are a real gem! Hope I never meet you!

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