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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Please help


I guess this is just another lost cause Mr. Paine. All you people don't know about lost causes. Mr. Paine does. He said once they were the only causes worth fighting for and he fought for them once. For the only reason any man ever fights for them. Because of just one plain simple rule. Love thy neighbor. And in this world today of great hatred a man who knows that rule has a great trust. You know that rule Mr. Paine and I loved you for it just as my father did. And you know that you fight harder for the lost causes than for any others. Yes you'd even die for them. Like a man we both knew Mr. Paine. You think I'm licked. You all think I'm licked. Well I'm not licked. And I'm gonna stay right here and fight for this lost cause. Even if this room gets filled with lies like these. And the Taylors and all their armies come marching into this place. Somebody will listen to me.
-James Stewart, Mr Smith Goes to Washington

There's a young woman I know.  I've known her for over 30 years.  The first time I met her was the day she was born.  She has a genetic disease named Niemann Pick Disease Type C.  Niemann Pick Disease Type C is progressive, incurable, and fatal.  There is no treatment of any note for it.  There is little research being done to find a treatment.  It is an "orphan disease" and probably fewer than 400 adults in North America have it.  The majority of people who have it die before they are toddlers.  There are a few people, mainly people who know people with the disease, who are trying to help.

ESPN runs an annual charity event, sponsored by Infiniti, in which the winner gets a large donation to a charity.  Matt Painter,  head men's basketball coach at Purdue, represents the Smith Family Foundation, one of the few charities associated with NPC.  Every year for several years now I and others have been voting for Matt.  The others are wonderful charities doing wonderful things, but this one is personal.  NPC, as rare as it is, always has a good showing because the people who are dedicated to finding a cure are REALLY dedicated to finding a cure.  This year, I am asking you to click this link and give Matt Painter your vote.  You can vote every single day to the end of the competition.  Please bookmark the page and take a few seconds to cast a vote for Matt and give some hope to people who need it more than you can imagine.  Please take a few seconds to vote every day. You can even vote multiple times from multiple types of browser and even by using the same browser from a different machine, like your mobile or your home laptop and your work computer (but don't get in trouble).

Thank you!

posted by DBK at 9:44 AM |

6 Comments:

The link just brings up a blank page for me, no matter which browser I use. I even went to the ESPN Infiniti charity challenge website to follow their link - same result. Is it just me? (btw, I believe it's Matt Painter, not Paynter.)
commented by Anonymous Otter, 3:08 PM PST  
Thank you for trying. That happened to me too several times, but then it worked okay, so please do try again.

And thank you again.
commented by Blogger DBK, 6:45 PM PST  
It worked!
commented by Anonymous Otter, 2:25 AM PST  
I've tried for 2 days now and am still getting blank pages.
commented by Blogger Asterix, 11:02 AM PST  
Thanks for trying. I have been getting through, so I don;t know what to tell you.
commented by Blogger DBK, 6:29 PM PST  
Take every chance you get in life, because some things only happen once
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commented by Blogger messi awaludin, 1:05 AM PDT  

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