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Szcz The Day Dinner Event 2018

Matt and I are both humbled and honored by the continued overwhelming support our community so graciously blessed us with in order to make the 2018 Szcz the Day Dinner Event a success. Over 175 guests enjoyed an evening of cocktails and a three-course dinner, along with both live and silent auctions, while supporting the …

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Our Snow Day with Don Corleone

I woke up early Thursday morning to the beating of wind gusts against our bedroom window. Before we went to sleep, the last we heard from the news forecast was that our small community along the Jersey shore would be covered in 3-to-6 inches of snow. But the wind kept howling all night, and it …

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Bring It On

I woke up this morning the same as any other. The steam from the shower slipped slowly beneath the bathroom door in a warm cloud over the bed, where I still lay in a light slumber. I opened my eyes in a foggy haze and glanced over at the clock on the nightstand. It was …

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Szcz The Day: The Matthew Szczur Foundation Launches

“You can only do so much in baseball—throw the ball so far, hit the ball so hard. To be able to make a difference in not only your life, but in someone else’s life and the family’s, is huge, and that’s my greatest accomplishment so far.” -Matt Szczur When “Szcz the Day” first came into …

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A Golden State of Mind

I stood on a blanket of grainy sand on the edge of a cliff before a vast gray horizon and slowly shut my eyes. For the first time in three weeks, the world stood still. The salty breeze caressed my cheeks and brushed through my hair until it covered my face. I didn’t care to …

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A Farewell to Chicago, Hello San Diego

I heard stories after the Cubs won the World Series. Stories before we even left Chicago for the off-season. Magical stories of families, friends, complete strangers coming together to celebrate the biggest game in Cubs history since 1908. One story really hit home for me. Reporters interviewed a man, perhaps in his early 40’s, who …

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