Tears in his eyes, a stunned look on his face and a tongue that was tied.
That's how Andy Prokop, United Way CEO and president, responded Friday morning when a committee of friends invaded his upstairs office with word that he is the 2012 Stocktonian of the Year, the 59th recipient of the annual award.
"What a blessing," he said more than once. "I'm at a loss for words."
"It's a miracle," said First Baptist Church Pastor Jim Dunn when the honoree was unable to speak.