Read the heartfelt letter Glenn received from a 10-year-old fan UPDATED: Father responds

The father of the 10 year old fan was on GlennBeck.com and saw the outpouring of positive comments and responses to the story. He wrote the below:

Thank you to all of the people who have commented on Gage's letter.  I am his dad and that letter has touched us more than you know.  God was with us in getting it to Glenn.  I have been trying to make sure that it got in his hands for a few months now.  When we found out he was coming to Florence, AL where we live I made sure that we had tickets to see him. 

I told Gage to go to the stage and hand it to Glenn himself.  He did and I knew in my heart that it would touch Glenn.  I never knew that my son's big heart would touch so many people.  He is a great kid who will do whatever is asked of him.  He loves God and wants to do what is right. 

When he saw the story about Victor it really touched him.  We had nightly prayers for Victor and Glenn and the family.  When Glenn said that they had to put Victor down we all teared up.  Gage came to us a few days later and said that he had written something to Glenn and wanted me to get it to him.  I was finally able to make that happen for him.

We also recently got a puppy.  His name is Victor in honor of Glenn's dog.  It's kind of funny that he even looks like Glenn's dog.

Thank you all again for the wonderful comments.  You will never know how much those mean to a parent who is trying to do the right thing.  Thank you all.  I will pass the comments on to Gage.

God bless you all.

Jason

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On radio this morning, Glenn shared the heartfelt letter a young fan handed him on Saturday after a speech at Heritage Christian University in Alabama. With everything going on in the world right now, it always nice to be reminded that goodness still exists.

“I have to share this because I've been carrying it around for the last couple of days,” Glenn said. “On Saturday, I was in Alabama and I was giving a speech at Heritage Christian University. And right before I left the stage, a boy came up to me, and he handed me a letter. And the audience was applauding and stuff. And he shook my hand and I said, ‘What's your name? And he said, ‘Gage.’ And I said, ‘Thank you, Gage.’ And I got on the plane and I opened up the letter and I read it. And I want to share it with you just because I think it just shows how decent and good people are.”

The letter reads:

Dear Mr. Beck,

My name is Gage Fox. I'm ten-years-old and I am in the 4th grade. My family and I watched your show when you said you had to put your dog Victor down. I was watching and my eyes filled with tears. My family didn't see me, but my mom put me to bed, and she shut the door. I waited a minute, and I cried myself to sleep. I pray for you and your dog every night. I haven't told you this, but I am really deep down in my heart sorry for your loss of Victor.

Your biggest fan,

Gage

“And then he drew a picture of Victor and he wrote Victor above it,” Glenn explained. “And then he did a picture of the other dog, and said, ‘I'm sorry, I don't know the name of the girl dog.’ It’s Ella.”

“I don't have an address for him, otherwise, I would have just written his parents and written him and told him. I'm using the loudest and most expensive stamp ever made,” he joked. “I don't have a way to get ahold of him. So if you know the Foxs in Alabama son Gage, tell him how meaningful that is.”

Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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