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Quotes of the week 4-10-2014

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Mark, left, and Pamela McDaniel have been dealing daily with their son Madison's seizures and want state lawmakers to make medical marijuana legal in North Carolina. Jon C. Lakey/Salisbury Post

Mark, left, and Pamela McDaniel have been dealing daily with their son Madison’s seizures and want state lawmakers to make medical marijuana legal in North Carolina. Jon C. Lakey/Salisbury Post

“It wasn’t worth some child losing his innocence because you wanted to get more money or put them in the hall of fame,” — John Cannon, abuse victim, on Catawba College’s role in the Ralph Wager child molestation case

“I apologize for the things I’ve done.”

— Ralph Wager, former soccer coach, after pleading guilty to child molestation charges

“I became a Christian. … My life took a different direction.” — Dr. Walter H. Kirk Jr. on why he left a career in professional baseball for the ministry

“I feel like Alice through the looking glass.” — Pamela McDaniel, on building support for the use of medical marijuana in North Carolina.

“This is the most powerful thing I’ve ever experienced. I’ve never had nobody showing they cared for me.” — William Dye, graduate of Jobs for Life at First Baptist Church

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