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Sometimes, life throws you for a fruit loop

You can insist all you want that life's a bummer.

I won't argue.

Scott Helgeland died on April 4, and he was just 46.

The other day, a friend emailed his obituary and remarked - "Said he was a wrestler."

Darn right, he was.

Scott weighed about 167 pounds and maybe stood five-seven. He had heart and had lots of friends.

Sure, he got his butt kicked at times - don't we all - but he was fun to watch out on the mat.

He won some matches.

Better yet, he was a character and a great guy.

Way before the matches began, he was trying to cut the last pound by jumping rope inside the visiting team's shower...


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