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Congratulations. What a joy it is to read your words. And congrats to the other winner tonight: Senator Warnock

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Kareem. Most people don’t get the opportunity to excel on a world level at any activity. You were an extraordinary player. But you were so much more than that. But your brilliance as a player overshadowed the man. And the man is wonderful. Your writings are timely and insightful and get to the heart of the issue. You have the power of simplicity in that you point the issue and how to look at with out a lot of arm flailing.

You maintain grace through personal challenges and I am grateful for your being and taking the effort

Thank you and congratulations

B

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Congratulations! You deserve it. I learn so much from you and your insights are brilliant. Proud supporter!

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It is always reassuring when intelligence, thoughtfulness and honesty are rewarded. Congratulations! I am a professional musician and entrepreneur who has been fortunate to travel the globe and perform and record with many of the greatest musicians, including all genres, of the 20th and 21st centuries. I often used a story by Bill Russell, in my orchestra seminars, about heightened consciousness and collaborative leadership, two overlapping themes in both music and basketball, as a teaching tool. It is one of my few regrets that I never got to discuss it with him in person. I would love to have the opportunity to discuss it with you someday, maybe following one of our Carnegie Hall concerts.

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You are a national treasure KAJ!! Sometimes I feel the need to sit and debate face to face over some of your pieces, but I'm so grateful you write and share to provide a sane outlook on our crazy times!

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Well deserved! Congratulations!!

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Congratulations

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Congratulations! I read your biography when I was in 4th grade! I'm so appreciative of your writing, your insights and your willingness to tackle (in such an articulate way) some of difficult issues in our world today!

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Congratulations! I do enjoy your writing, and hearing your thoughts about so many things. You always make ME think. And I’d still enjoy your newsletter even if I weren’t a Bruin who followed you by only a few years. <smile>

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WE enjoy your winning writing, Kareem, and we will not be silent about it!

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Congratulations sir!

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Congrats Cap! Well deserved!

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Congratulations! Love your column!!!

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Well deserved! I love my "coffee with Kareem." You make me think. I look forward to your "columns" every week.

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Congratulations!!!! Well deserved - you are a voice of reason in crazy times. I always look forward to your take on current events happening in our world. Keep on keeping on, as we used to say back in the day. 👊🏽✌🏽

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I look forward to each column. Congratulations and thank you for this breath of fresh air, this sense that there is some sanity out there.

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