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Help my homeless friend Tony have the best Christmas ever!!!

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Dec 15, 2014, 9:39 PM

Dear Clemson family and friends,

I have been blessed beyond belief in my life to be surrounded by such great family and friends! I have been fortunate enough to attend, graduate college and hold down a steady job since then, even in this though economy, to enjoy things I love doing like going to Clemson football games! However, there are those who are less fortunate and could use a helping hand.

I did not attend Clemson but I have been an avid Clemson fan since childhood when my Grandfather who did graduate from Clemson would take my family and me to games in his Winnebago. When I hear Eric Church's song Talladega and he talks about fixing the old Winnebago I'm instantly taken back to those memories made in Clemson before my Granddad was taken from us way too soon.

Recently my wife and I have taken on a project to help a homeless friend of ours to get back on his feet! Below is a link to my story about Tony, our situation and how we have come to know Tony and how he is in return helping us. Please help us make this the best Christmas ever for our friend Tony!!!

Thank you so much for reading, sharing, donating or simply just sending us love and Christmas spirit! We are located in the Summerville/Charleston area and as I've been telling people, beggars can't be choosers so we will take any and all donations and if it doesn't fit Tony, he can't use it, or he gets multiples of certain things then I will be reaching out to local homeless shelter(s) and what they can't use I will re-donate to the Goodwill down the street from us.

Thanks again and Go Tigers beat the Sooners!

-Brent Thompson


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Dec 29, 2014, 1:35 PM

I'm riding in the car on the way to the bowl game and just wanted to give those who read and messaged me, an update about Tony's Christmas.

It truly was the best ever!! It'll be hard to ever top this past Christmas!

Go Tigers!!!


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Dec 29, 2014, 2:17 PM

What a great story! You certainly know the true meaning of Christmas. I hope your life will be as blessed as you have made this man's life. You are wonderful people. Go Tigers!

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Dec 29, 2014, 1:40 PM

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Dec 29, 2014, 1:50 PM

Brent, I am moved by this story. Thank you and your wife for doing such a great thing. May God Bless you both and Continue to Bless Tony! People like you guys make the world a better place!

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Great stuff. Would love to hear more details about how the

Dec 29, 2014, 1:52 PM

Christmas went down.

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"The one who thinks we can and the one who thinks we can't are both right! Which one are you, son? Which one are you, son?"

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Dec 29, 2014, 1:53 PM

Awesome story, Brent. You and your wife are definitely good people. Have Tony watch this video for additional encouragement:


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Dec 29, 2014, 2:58 PM


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Dec 29, 2014, 3:08 PM

This is what CHRISTmas is all about.

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