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10-15-2003, 12:17 AM
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paul99
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Originally Posted by Euro
Jagr came to America at the age of 18 without knowing the language. He left ALL of his family behind and all he had in life was his hockey talents. Try growing up with your friends for 10+ years then leaving them to go to another world where you are considered different.

Jagr said if he had a choice he would give up all he has here just to bring all his friends here.

He's sick of his money to a point where he'd rather gamble it away.

Jagr has more heart then most. How many of you would leave your life to go to another world and only have a stick in your hand.

I don't respect anyone that rips Jagr and his heart. He's been through more then most of you fat nerds can even imagine.
Very well said Euro. I would add that a guy don't earn all these trophies in his career without some leadership and ethic. He is in a bad mood right now after more than 10 great great years in NHL. Lafleur, Dionne, Esposito and most of great former NHLers also had to pass through hard time.

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