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Hi there,

I know you've been waiting to hear from me. It's been a little crazy, sorry. I just gotta say, thanks for all the encouragement and for all the sharing you did with your own stories after my last email. I knew I wasn't alone. Just know that as I take this journey into all that my 40s will be, I am looking forward to every day of it, and I am thanking God for it and you. I like being this age. It has given me a sense of liberation. I'm no longer a boy...I finally feel like a grown man (smile).

So many people have asked me why I started talking about this now...I don't know where they've been for the last ten years. I've always talked about it but never to this degree, I guess. I think it became overwhelming after turning 40 and also filming a 60 MINUTES interview. If you get a chance to watch it, the interview airs this Sunday after the football game.

It made me come face-to-face with so many things. Byron Pitts asked me so many questions, that it started me thinking about my entire life. We went back to my old neighborhood and the house I grew up in. Wow! That was hard! But it's a journey that I have to face. I feel as if God is allowing me to look back...for my future...if that makes any sense.

For instance, when my father heard about my last email, he sent a message to me through my brother. He told him to tell me this: "If I had beat your ass one more time you probably would have been Barack Obama." I don't even know what to do with that. No sooner than he sent me this message, my aunt called telling me to come home because my mother was very ill, (she needs your prayers) so I've been flying back and forth trying to keep my obligations all over the country and at the same time be by her side. It is very hard to see her this way, as well as my having to sit ten feet from my father, when I do...God is funny; He will make you deal with stuff even when you think you're over it.

I said all of that to say, it may be a while before you hear from me again. I need to take some time away. After the PRECIOUS premiere on November 1st, I've decided to take the rest of the year off. I just need a break.

I thank God for you and, again, thanks for being there and understanding.

Tyler


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  • M.H

    Where are you my future husband?

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  • M.H

    I don't know if I'm ready perry.

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  • M.H

    Wait a minute....

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  • M.H

    I love you so much! I'm realizing that I can't be with you . Ain't like you purposed to me or nothing. I'm just telling myself this. I'm so sad. A memory came back to remind me of this. Ttyl

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  • M.H

    Good morning Baby, I wanna let you know , you are clean. I love that. With all the filth you have made things clean. Movies and all. We love and respect you. I will be buying your play and movie because I know It's watchable. May you have a blessed day

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  • M.H

    Good morning. I dreamed about something that made sense. Do you have time to talk? Okay...Jehovah has a beautiful plan. Jehovah knows how we feel and knows how I feel. The land is huge we need to take care of it. Small steps. I love you

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  • M.H

    A painter has ways of making art for me. And I have a way of making art visible. See...★ΠΠ♥√

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  • M.H

    Oh my! I love you perry. Like I said.. I Always knew u was the one 4 me! Lol. I love you

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  • M.H

    That was all I wanted to know. See my prayer was for a man. Nevermind what's the use to telling you my prayer and I will never receive it. I knew your pink roses was too good to be true. Those roses had white in it anyway. Oh well. And what hapoened was very hurtful too. Friends don't do that. Hmmm....

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  • M.H

    I'm in love with you so let me speak my mind. Things was handed to me in one's in the past. What do I mean by one's? Trouble and decisions. I was good at handling them. One thing has many on a plate so I knock it out. Now I have many decisions. With many things. I'm so sad.

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  • MHC

    My writing comes and goes! I don't know why. The world so crazy... I have to keep reminding myself that we are human. And whatever is going on has it's limit. People can try and fight against God all day but God made them to eat and sleep and age. I seen Spike Lee on a photo, I was like whoa! That man still loves wearing movie hats. Spike Lee reminds me of one those senseless teenagers that stares at you after they get high. He don't remind me of a bad kid but he does have a temper. Brainiac. K.ttyl

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    • M.H #2029465

      Even though I don't like this cat I still trust his judgement .

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  • M.H

    I was talking to my friend that use to play for NFL. You know what I learned? I learned after the game comes real intelligence. And I talk a lot!!! Ugh. You just don't ever want them to leave. I learned

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