We’ve seen her.
We’ve seen her eulogize her favorite bar… that, you know, didn’t really close but just kind of changed its name (from what I hear, they even still have Taco Tuesdays). We’ve seen her pose in any t-shirt we could find an excuse to ask her to pose in — here, swine flu is still kind of in the news… wear this shirt commemorating the ’89 Auburn measles outbreak — and even rushed the “founding” of a T-shirt company* with the worst business model imaginable (outside of setting the merchandise on fire) just to take advantage of her go-with-the-flow generosity while it was still available. We’ve seen her study for finals.
And we never wanted to see her leave.
Alas… joining the list of celebrities — Tina Turner, Elton John, John Denver, Springsteen, Muhammad Ali, Elvis, Bo Jackson — that have graced the stage of Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum over the course of it’s illustrious 40 year history, at 2 p.m. today, will be Alice Fraasa… SnorgTees Girl, TWER correspondent, model, 99th Hottest Girl of 2009, Sadie-sitter**, friend, Auburn graduate, Class of 2010.
We’ll keep it short and sweet, or else we’ll be here all day: Thanks for everything, Al. War Eagle forever.
You’ve made us proud. (And one last photo gallery).
*If you you want a shirt (they’re still awesome) and can somehow navigate the “product availability” verbiage, please get in touch. You can also visit Wear Eagle’s much less ambitious, but much more efficient Zazzle store, featuring our latest hit: “I think, therefore War Eagle.”
**Of course an equally hearty thanks-for-everything-War-Eagle-forever-cogratulations to Betsy B., whose relative anonymity we have endeavored to keep mostly intact.
Photo, of course, by Zac Henderson.
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