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Joe Roth was an outstanding young man who inspired many people. Visitors to this message board are encouraged to share their own Joe Roth memories and stories so that the untold accounts of how he touched the lives of others may be captured. Visitors are also welcome to share their own pictures of Joe.

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If Only You Believe In Miracles

Posted September 12, 2011 @ 11:03PM by None
Contact this poster (Tom Marino) at t.marino at
It just doesn't seem possible that Joe has been gone for nearly 35 years! As a former professional football scout, I have seen few before or after with his skill set and none who carried himself with more class and dignity. Each time I read the words to the poem Maud Muller by John Greenleaf Whittier, I will forever think of this remarkable young athlete, who left this world far to soon. "For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'.