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Thank you, Notre Dame

Danny Wyatt | Wednesday, October 2, 2013

To the Fighting Irish,

Last Friday, I set out on a trip to drive and watch my beloved Sooners go toe-to-toe with one of the most prestigious collegiate athletic teams in history. What I did not anticipate was how far and beyond my expectations this experience would be. Ideal scenario? A road win to make the 13-hour drive home feel less like an eternity.

However, when I look back on this weekend, I hesitate to even mention the football game – something like that, as great as it turned out to be, was completely overshadowed by how gracious, kind and, simply put, incredible the University of Notre Dame family was. There was never a moment without a welcoming spirit.

I sincerely want to thank you for illustrating a beautiful image of what your university stands for, and what all universities should strive for. It surely does not go unnoticed.

Danny Wyatt  
Guest of the University
Norman, Okla.
Oct. 1