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A letter to Charlie

Lars Knudson | Tuesday, December 1, 2009

 Dear Coach Weis:

I wanted to thank you for the five years of service that you have given to our alma mater. Regardless of what happens next week, I wanted you to know that there are a lot of Notre Dame alumni who really do appreciate your efforts, who still support you and who are very hurt and offended by the way that some of our fellow alumni and other members of the Notre Dame community have treated you. It may be that you were not meant to be the coach that leads our football team to its next national championship, but regardless of your final record, you and your family have made our school a better place by your presence. Thank you for being our coach. May God protect and bless you in your future endeavors, be they in South Bend or elsewhere, and may He forgive those who have acted towards your family in un-Christian ways.
Lars Knudson
Law School alumnus 
Class of 2002
Nov. 24