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Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: At Dormont High School, PA, Dr. Paul voted 'Best All-Around' in 1953!

Of course he was! Was there any doubt that he'd be cool then, as now?

Everyone loves Ron!

At Dormont High, Paul 'best all-around'

By Zachary Weiss, FOR THE PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
Friday, April 20, 2012

Although Dormont High School's graduating class of 1953 named Ron Paul "best all-around" student, Marlene Holmes-Dunn and other classmates never thought he would run for president.

"I doubt very much that Ron thought he would run for the office either," said Holmes-Dunn, 76, who still lives in Dormont. Paul, she said, was someone who got involved in academic and extracurricular pursuits, but "I don't think at that time any of us would have ever thought that."

The Texas congressman who grew up in Green Tree brings his long-shot campaign home today. He will meet with supporters for a private luncheon at the Holiday Inn in Oakland and then hold a town hall-style meeting at 7 p.m. at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum. Paul will hold a Sunday afternoon campaign rally on the lawn at the Independence Mall visitors center in Philadelphia.

Some awesomely notable quotes from Dr. Paul's HS Alumni:

Eileen Muse coordinates reunions for Dormont's 99-member Class of 1953. She recalls Paul as "a gentleman and a gentle man."

"The last one [High School Reunion] he attended was probably 2003. He enjoyed the heck out of it," Muse said. "We knew he was a congressman, and he never was a bragger or an egotist. He was always the guy we went to school with."

Jim Cromie, spokesman for Keystone Oaks School District, which now includes Dormont, said other graduates often mention Paul's character.

"I just got a sense that he was one of those people that was charismatic, dynamic, intelligent and a very driven guy," Cromie said, noting that classmates who might not have foreseen his rise in politics "could clearly see that this was a man who had a lot of qualities going for him."



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They always have to say long

They always have to say long shot. Lately it has been increasingly clear that he is no longer a long shot. Sure, he is behind Romney still, but its certainly possible that he could catch him and even more likely he will stop him from being nominated on the first vote.

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Seems like a good time to bring this up

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Dredging up peoples high school past, fine expose them all.

Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected, once it's realized that our Liberties and Wealth are in Jeopardy. -Ron Paul

What a Class Act!

Even as a young dude he was looked up to..how awesome. But I sure do wish that "reporter" would have asked his classmates "So who you voting for this November, Obama or Romney?..only to have them 76 year olds break out a can of whoop ass and call a code blue on em..He'd be asking if there was a Dr. In The House!! AND THERE WOULD BE!!! LMAO! THAT would be funny..and well deserved for the MSM "reporter" The R3VOLUTION grows daily..praise God.

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A man who doesn't need to seal his past, that's our candidate!

Where are Willard and Barry's classmates from HS? Dr. Ron Paul, the real deal.

Now that is Consistency!!

This man has my Respect, Admiration, Attention, Devotion, Love, Appreciation, and VOTE. I have never felt this way about a person in the political arena....ever.

Thank You Dr Paul for being a man of extreme integrity.

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Bump!

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few extremely awesome notable quotes from the article:

Eileen Muse coordinates reunions for Dormont's 99-member Class of 1953. She recalls Paul as "a gentleman and a gentle man."

Muse said the Pauls try to attend reunions despite his busy schedule.

"The last one he attended was probably 2003. He enjoyed the heck out of it," Muse said. "We knew he was a congressman, and he never was a bragger or an egotist. He was always the guy we went to school with."

Jim Cromie, spokesman for Keystone Oaks School District, which now includes Dormont, said other graduates often mention Paul's character.

"I just got a sense that he was one of those people that was charismatic, dynamic, intelligent and a very driven guy," Cromie said, noting that classmates who might not have foreseen his rise in politics "could clearly see that this was a man who had a lot of qualities going for him."

How AMAZINGLY awesome is that?

Someone so genteel could be remembered for his character then in 1953, as well as now!!! And how sweet is it, that the Doc and Carol try to attend as many reunions as often as possible!

Just one more thing to love about the Doc.

Seriously, in an era when one is only remembered 'infamously,' usually for one's MIS-deeds, how amazing is it that the Doc's HS friends and colleagues remember him, for his gentlemanly demeanor, high quality personal character, intelligence, and drive and ambition WITHOUT ego?

What an amazing testament. I guess it's time to 'roll back' the "Ron Paul has been principally consistent for over 40+ yrs!" to:

Ron Paul has been principally consistent for 59 yrs!

A few months shy of 60yrs!

Anyone wanna try topping that in your latter days?

That is a tall order!

Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul = An IRREPLACEABLE American Original!

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

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Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul