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Saying good-bye to my boy Roy

Originally Published: July 24, 2009
By Gary Wise | Special to Page 2

I feel like a small-town parent sending his kid off to a big-city school, knowing his child will never come home.

I'm a Blue Jays fan. For a long time now, I've watched and nurtured and basked in the glory of all that is Roy Halladay. And I've been watching with excruciating anticipation as the will-he/won't-he trade drama for his services has played out. Next week, some contender will probably end up getting the ballplayer and the man. But I've found some small comfort in knowing ...

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