A sweet memory of Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt and Mary Ellen Allen in a photo from 2009.

Coach Pat Summitt and Mary Ellen Allen in a photo from 2009.

Maybe you’ve heard of “Throwback Thursday.” It’s a practice on social media, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, whereby users on Thursdays post old photos with the hashtag “ThrowbackThursday” or “TBT.”

Well, we are doing it today on the Blue Streak.

The link below will take you to a post from the first month the Blue Streak was ever published — in April 2009. It is a very short anecdote from a speech Pat Summitt gave at an American Heart Association event, and I think it’s really sweet.

I hope you like it. Click the link below:

Pat Summitt shows soft side (honest!)

 

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4 Responses to A sweet memory of Pat Summitt

  1. Maria Cornelius, on July 7th, 2016 at 11:18 am said:

    I commented in 2009 … oh, dear. 🙂

    And this is who Pat Summitt was all the time. Thank you for re-posting this Blue Streak.

  2. Shaun Fulco, on July 7th, 2016 at 11:41 am said:

    I was fortunate enough to be at that event with you, Cynthia. It’s one of my most cherished “Pat” moments. Maria’s comment on the original post is really funny, too.

  3. Cynthia Moxley, on July 7th, 2016 at 11:56 am said:

    Oh, that’s right, Shaun! It was so very touching.

    Haha! I loved Maria’s comment, too – four years before she came to work with us. Too funny.

  4. Gay Lyons, on July 7th, 2016 at 5:03 pm said:

    Very sweet. I had forgotten about this story.

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