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Sunday, September 11, 2011

Blow Out the Candles September 11

Only one birthday today but it's appropriate that it falls on the Cowboy's opening day this year.

Legendary Cowboys head coach Thomas Wade Landry was born  in Mission, Texas on this date in 1924.

Tom at the University of Texas

As a 19 year old Tom joined the Army Air Corp.  The Second Lieutenant flew 30 missions over Europe as a B-17 co-pilot.

"If you are prepared, you will be confident, and will do the job."

 Tom with Bullet Bob and Dandy Don in 1968
"Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you're in control, they're in control."
"Roger Staubach might be the best combination of a passer, an athlete and a leader ever to play in the NFL."
"Football is an incredible game. Sometimes it's so incredible, it's unbelievable."

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