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Atlanta Dan
06-12-2006, 11:19 PM
I cannot decide if this excerpt from the NY Times story on Ben's injury is funny or disturbing

His surgery began in midafternoon and continued for eight and a half hours while a vigil of sorts ? reporters standing next to television trucks and fans, many in Steelers regalia, sitting in lawn chairs ? was kept outside Mercy Hospital. By early evening, a few fans outside the hospital began cooking food on a small barbecue.

I can see the vigil, but who brings a grill to a hospital? :)

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/13/sports/football/13steelers.html?_r=1&oref=slogin

tony hipchest
06-12-2006, 11:21 PM
holy crap this story is hilarious! only in pittsburgh. if bens cracked up jaw would allow him to chuckle, im sure he would.

this is why we are the best fans in the world.

Prosdo
06-12-2006, 11:24 PM
Fans have been down there for quite a while. True Pittsburgh style lol

Stillers#1
06-12-2006, 11:28 PM
I wish I wass still at home, because I would love to join that BBQ.