Re: [Fwd: Thingy] Please read!
From: Denise Meier and/or Michael Jacob (
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 1998 23:22:00 -0500
Look, I don't want to sound like a grinch. But any examination of this
letter will show you how silly it is. How on earth is the American Cancer
Society going to find out how many people you sent this to? 

Can I make a request that we confine this list to Cohousing discussions? 

Ranting in Northern California,
Denise Meier

On Mon, 12 Oct 1998, Robin Allison wrote:

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>  Dear All,
>  I just received this mail from a friend of mine in my College.
> Please respond to it. It will just mean employing a little bit of 
> time and won't cost you a penny. All it needs is the heart for you to 
> send this mail. PLEASE pass this mail on to everybody you know.  
> It is the request of a little girl who will soon leave this world 
> as she has been a victim of the terrible disease called CANCER. 
> Thank you  for your effort, this isn't a chain letter, but a choice
> for all of us to save a little girl that's dying of a serious and 
> fatal form of cancer.  Please send this to everyone you know...or don't 
> know. 
>  This little girl has 6 months left to live, and as her  dying wish, 
> she wanted to send a chain letter telling everyone to live their life
> to fullest, since she never will. She'll never make it to prom,
> graduate from high school, or get married and have a family of her
>  own.  By you sending this to as  many people as possible, you can 
> give her and her family a little hope, because  with every name
> that this is sent to, The American Cancer Society will donate 3 
> cents per name to her treatment and recovery plan.  One guy sent this
> to 500 people!!!!
> So,I know that we can send it to at least 5 or 6.
> Come  on you guys.... and if you're too selfish to take 10-15
> minutes scrolling this and forwarding it to EVERYONE, then you are one
> sick person.  Just think it  could be you one day. It's not even your 
> money,just your time!!!
> Dr. Dennis Shields
> Professor
> Department of Developmental and
> Molecular Biology
> Albert Einstein College of
> Medicine of Yeshiva University
> 1300 Morris Park Avenue
> Bronx, New York 10461
> Phone 718-430-3306
> Fax       718-430-8567
> from the GOONER (Richard)

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