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Monday, June 8, 2015

" Dr. Scott Sims goes viral..." 'James "Kimo" Rosen' (Kimo's world #74)

Dr. Scott Sims attending to friends 
and patients on the beach...
Photo courtesy of Nat Geo Wild...
James "Kimo"Rosen is a retired Professional Photographer
 living on theGarden island of Kaua'i
 with his best friend Obama Da Dog.
This blog also appeared as an opinion article
in the 06-16-15 edition of The Garden Island newspaper;

Kimo's World #74
Dr.  Sims goes viral

I am 99.9% assured that never before  in the history of Kauai's Garden Island Newspaper online edition have there been as many recommends and shares for one story. The recommends are so high the counter is now calculating them in terms of 'k' (thousands) as of this writing the counter is climbing upwards of 3.9-k.  (3,900 recommends and counting.)
Check current recommends and TGI article "I've had a fantastic life" by clicking on link below;

Reminder, this is not how many people read the story but rather how many took the time  to hit the recommend button on their computer device.Also note, each computer device is cookied in allowing nobody to  hit recommend  more than one time and have it count.

The article I speak of is titled, "I've had a good life"  about beloved local icon, veterinarian, Dr. Scott Sims.
Shared from Facebook

Dr. Scott, AKA the barefoot vet,was recently diagnosed with a fatal cancer and just five days prior heard the great news that his Nat Geo Wild reality TV show, "The Aloha vet" was renewed for a second season where Scott wishes  to advocate for quality over quantity of life along with the shows regular format.
If you missed any episode of the Aloha vet, click on the link below, courtesy of Nat Geo Wild;

The  write-up by TGI staff writer Brittany Lyte was so well written along with great subject matter, it is no surprise it went viral on the Internet.

With all that kind of love from all over the world acknowledging this man of honor and integrity, I just can't imagine some kind of miracle for one of Kauai's most admired and treasured residents.

To read more about Dr. Scott check out dakinetalk blog #1521-Kimo's world #68- April 20, 2015.

Dr. Scott on horseback
Photo courtesy and used by permission of Nat Geo Wild...

Hana Hou, (Encore) Shared From Facebook


Heather and Keoni said...

via email;
"Mahalo for sharing this with us Kimo. We shared the article on our facebook page and it reached 5,000 people with more than 400 clicking on the story link.

We were on the show with our dog, Milo the Hawaiian Surfing Pomeranian. Like others, our hearts broke when we heard the news.

We send Scott healing energy and hope he will receive the same great treatment he's given countless others.

Hope you're well...

Aloha, Heather and Keoni

KimoRosen said...

Unreal, the outpouring of love for such a great guy.

Yes, I saw the surfing dog on TV, too cool! 😉 I pray every morning, and always say a healing prayer for Dr. Scott too!


Kit Ellison said...

Please let Dr. Scott know he is in the prayers of many of us. We put him on the Prayer Wheel and pray for a
full recovery.

Sent from my iPhone

Facebook comments said...

You, Steve Saylor, Pam Pores, Don Hoyt and 103 others like this.

James Kimo Rosen Photo courtesy of and used bt permission of Nat Geo Wild
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Marcia Kay · 7 mutual friends
HERO ! smile emoticon
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Su Haynes · Friends with Dia Battilla and 3 others
According to information at noon the first day the article appeared it had already had more " reads" than any article EVER in the history of THI.
So proud of our Scott, and Britany Lyte who did so well capturing the real Dr Sims during a tough week
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Marcia Kay · 7 mutual friends
Please if you can get this to Scott :https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/tumors
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James Kimo Rosen Dr.Scott should get it, he is tagged in this posting... wink emoticon
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Linda Neuman · Friends with Scott Sims Aloha Vet
Scott is a special man who does what he loves. We all love him and Nat Geo shared him with the world. The world loves real human beings. Ok, he has a huge personality that comes with him..
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Patty Brown Allen · 4 mutual friends
He is the "jewel" of Kauai! If love, admiration & prayer can truly "heal" the physical body, Dr. Scott will be well in no time
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Maila Coleman replied · 1 Reply

Janie Quigley-Miller Great man, took Kaos to see him yesterday!
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James Kimo Rosen Did you ever see this photo of Obama & Kaos?
James Kimo Rosen's photo.
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Janie Quigley-Miller Yes, I have it still. It is on our computer, Kaos and his girlfriend!
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James Kimo Rosen The counter on The Garden Island Newspaper just hit 4-k, for the article on Scott, 'I've had a good life.' in recommends! Wow! !!! http://thegardenisland.com/.../article_0a9dfae7-bbcd-5fa2...

‘I’ve had a fantastic life’
Physically speaking, Scott Sims feels fine.
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Marcia Grossman · Friends with Scott Sims Aloha Vet
You're so loved by so many💕💕💕
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Gin Townley · Friends with Scott Sims Aloha Vet
You have amazing insight. God Bless You.
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Victoria Sexton · Friends with Scott Sims Aloha Vet
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Diane Cunningham · Friends with Scott Sims Aloha Vet
Scott is just wonderful, and I'm glad so many more got to know this special man through Nat Geo's Aloha Vet. Scott is constantly in my thoughts and prayers.
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Thomas LaVenture Who knows? Email Richard, rstein@thegardenisland.com for answers on the stats. He can tell you how many clicks as well and where it ranks, and if 3,000 of the forwards originate with kimo, just kidding.
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Su Haynes · Friends with Brittany Lyte and 3 others
I got a call from the Garden Island reporter who wrote Scottt's story...she told me that the next day that by noon the article had passed the previous viewership. That was just hours after it appeared...So proud of our guy...now we need to get him WELL!!.
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Nancy Ryan · Friends with Dia Battilla
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Ron Carvalho · 16 mutual friends
Amen to that,Su Haynes!
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Bettejo Dux Love him. And his horse,,,,
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Facebook comments said...

You, Jack McLean, LeeAnne Mariko Nago Devos, Cali Gullion and 121 others like this.

James Kimo Rosen OK, Drum roll... everyone ready, the counters new total is now 4.3-k (4300) and counting on the recommends... A new record for the Garden Island newspaper! With energy like this, miracles can happen! wink emoticon
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Susan Leininger · Friends with Daisy Lee and 4 others
My hero
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Mike Villanueva · Friends with Scott Sims Aloha Vet
I didnt follow up on whats going on with Dr, Sims ! Can someone please explain to me whats been going on with Dr,Sims???
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Joi Bonaparte · 12 mutual friends
Love Scott Simms, an amazing person. Lets hope he beats the odds of Colin Cancer.
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Mike Villanueva · Friends with Scott Sims Aloha Vet
Wow! I didnt know that he had contracted colin cancer! I wish the best doctors can help him with treatment! His help so many people and there pets!
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Yvonne Kealoha He has been diagnosed with cancer...you can go to his profile....he has posted it...Prayers for him...
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Mike Villanueva · Friends with Scott Sims Aloha Vet
Ok! Thanks!
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You, Jack McLean, LeeAnne Mariko Nago Devos, Cali Gullion and 132 others like this.

Felicia Alongi Cowden · 107 mutual friends
We love him.
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Aline Estournes · Friends with Scott Sims Aloha Vet
I can only hope and pray that I am half as noble as you are when the time comes. You have all my heartfelt respect and love.
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