Caption: Tim “T-Mike” Eaton and his Dad, Tim Eaton bowling together at the Trade Center Bowl in Falmouth, MA. , Credit: Andrew Norton
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Tim “T-Mike” Eaton and his Dad, Tim Eaton bowling together at the Trade Center Bowl in Falmouth, MA.  

Almost Perfect

From: Andrew Norton
Length: 06:06

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In bowling, a “perfect game” is three hundred points. Lots of good bowlers never get one. But Tim Eaton and his son have over a dozen between them. And even with all those strikes on the score sheet, they both know there’s no such thing as perfection—on or off the lane.

Tims_bowling_small In bowling, a “perfect game” is three hundred points. Lots of good bowlers never get one. But Tim Eaton and his son have over a dozen between them. And even with all those strikes on the score sheet, they both know there’s no such thing as perfection—on or off the lane.

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Love how this story unfolds!

A touching exploration of a father and son relationship interspersed with the philosophical underpinnings of bowling. Really nice.

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In bowling, a “perfect game” is three hundred points. It’s no easy feat. But in Falmouth, Tim Eaton and his son have over a dozen between them. And even with all those strikes on the score sheet, they both know there’s no such thing as perfection… on or off the lane. Reporter Andrew Norton has the story.

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