Bobrovsky baptism of fire, give it to him Now!
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09-28-2010, 02:20 PM
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Guilford, CT
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Speculation or does this have any legs to it? Not being a dick, just curious.
I think people are being too Pollyanna-ish about this.
Pollyanna is a best-selling 1913 novel by Eleanor H. Porter that is now considered a classic of children's literature, with the title character's name becoming a popular term for someone with the same optimistic outlook.
Pollyanna's philosophy of life centers on what she calls "The Glad Game," an optimistic attitude she learned from her father. The game consists of finding something to be glad about in every situation. It originated in an incident one Christmas when Pollyanna, who was hoping for a doll in the missionary barrel, found only a pair of crutches inside. Making the game up on the spot, Pollyanna's father taught her to look at the good side of things—in this case, to be glad about the crutches because "we don't need 'em!"
On a side/funny note though, it continues:
Eventually, however, even Pollyanna's robust optimism is put to the test when she is struck down by a motorcar while crossing a street and loses the use of her legs. At first she doesn't realize the seriousness of her situation, but her spirits plummet when she accidentally overhears an eminent specialist say that she'll never walk again
Kind of like people around here thinking Dr. Bob is the next coming of the Messiah and all will be well with the world.
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