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Forty

  1. 1. KYLE PHILIP OLSON is 40 Celebrating his life thus far…
  2. 2. Kyle was born Japanese! to American parents, on 10.12.1968 <ul><li>Philip and Louise’s baby boy </li></ul>
  3. 3. Baby Kyle was not able to digest correctly
  4. 4. Baby Kyle had delicate surgery to fix his innerds
  5. 5. Surgery was dangerous for a little infant only a few days old
  6. 6. Baby Kyle was left healthy -- with a rakish, cool scar on his belly
  7. 7. Kyle was not born Texan, but he got here as fast as he could
  8. 8. Kyle loved adventure as well as reading
  9. 9. Kyle admired his parents; looked up to his big brothers
  10. 10. But Kyle played a lot with his big sister
  11. 11. sometimes even with knives
  12. 12. Kyle had an active kid’s life
  13. 13. He loved visiting his grandpa and grandma in the country
  14. 14. And visiting his grandma and relatives in Chicago
  15. 15. Kyle once had appendicitis. He thought he had pulled a muscle. Dr. Eckhart convinced him it was more serious.
  16. 16. So, Kyle acquired another cool scar
  17. 17. Kyle thoroughly enjoyed his teen years
  18. 18. Kyle has been blessed with many nieces and nephews who love and adore him, and he adores them back
  19. 19. Kyle has worked hard from a very early age, showing responsibility and self-reliance
  20. 20. Kyle is a good neighbor and friend, always leading by example
  21. 21. Kyle is so well-regarded that friends and family name their babies after him <ul><li>Matthew Kyle Christopher Kyle </li></ul>
  22. 22. Kyle was so serious about college that it took him 7 years to finish!
  23. 23. Kyle made time for recreation -- he was eager to try everything (except smoking and illegal substances!)
  24. 24. Kyle still had time to meet a girl in the library
  25. 25. Kyle and library girl fell in instant love
  26. 26. And then they split up
  27. 27. Kyle went on to open a hotel
  28. 28. Kyle won many awards and accolades in his field
  29. 29. Kyle went places; saw things
  30. 30. Then, Kyle moved far far away to Florida and ran a hotel there
  31. 31. But paradise was not all it was cracked up to be
  32. 32. Kyle missed Texas, but kept working hard, making friends, and one day on the computer, he re-met the library girl
  33. 33. They spent many hours emailing and calling -- At Thanksgiving, he flew home to Texas to visit
  34. 34. Kyle was visited by her, for Christmas. They celebrated, saw the sights, enjoyed the seabreeze
  35. 35. Kyle had a very merry Christmas and happy new year that year
  36. 36. In 2005, Kyle moved home to Texas !
  37. 37. Kyle made new friends, met old friends, worked at home, enjoyed his family and life
  38. 38. Kyle got a house
  39. 39. Got a dog
  40. 40. Got a cool new job
  41. 41. Got a wife
  42. 42. And then Kyle turned 40 and his life was exactly perfect
  43. 43. And highly successful.
  44. 44. We celebrate Kyle’s milestone today by remembering the best definition of success… <ul><li>“ To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest citizens and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to give of one’s self; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to have played and laughed with enthusiasm and sung with exultation; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived—this is to have succeeded”. quote most likely by Bessie Anderson Stanley , not by Ralph Waldo Emerson, (according to scholars) </li></ul>
  45. 45. HAPPY 40 th BIRTHDAY to Kyle <ul><li>from nancy , who thinks he hung the moon </li></ul>

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