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Please send Drake a card:....his time is short
« on: December 07, 2018, 09:55:02 AM »
guys/gals, please read below,including the link, and drop this child a card....this tears me up inside..m

I know we all like to squabble and fight here on the Rant, but we can all agree that cancer sucks, especially children battling this horrific disease. Please read the attached link and send little Drake Quibodeaux a Christmas card.....he is 8 years old with terminal brain cancer. All he wants for Christmas is 190 cards. Let's make sure he gets 10 times that amount.....His address is
2412 Hwy 388, Vinton, LA, 70668.

http://www.wafb.com/2018/12/05/year-old-boy-with-terminal-brain-tumor-only-wants-you-send-him-cards-christmas/
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Re: Please send Drake a card:....his time is short
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2018, 10:36:42 AM »
2010 Champs:  Thanks for posting this.  I visited the link and added him to our Christmas card list.  Will get the wife to go the first of next week and get a nice, appropriate Christmas card for him and get it in the mail.  How sad.

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Re: Please send Drake a card:....his time is short
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2018, 03:12:51 PM »
2010 Champs:  Just got off the phone with my wife at her work at a flower shop.   She asked what I wanted.  I replied a real nice Christmas card for an 8 y/o boy.  She asked if it was for Drake?  I liked to have dropped my teeth.  They had heard about Drake and was preparing to send him a Christmas card.  That was a pleasant surprise.

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P/S  Would like to request you post one of your funny short stories Fact or Fiction.  You have not posted one in a long time.  I always enjoy them.
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Re: Please send Drake a card:....his time is short
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2018, 03:21:40 PM »
2010 Nat Champs....thanks for the link!!

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Re: Please send Drake a card:....his time is short
« Reply #4 on: December 08, 2018, 05:47:33 AM »
Ellie has the card ready & will be in the post in the morning .
Regards Pete
Life is like a roll of toilet paper, The closer you get to the end the faster it goes, So don't waste any of it!!

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Re: Please send Drake a card:....his time is short
« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2018, 06:30:16 AM »
2010 Champs:  Just got off the phone with my wife at her work at a flower shop.   She asked what I wanted.  I replied a real nice Christmas card for an 8 y/o boy.  She asked if it was for Drake?  I liked to have dropped my teeth.  They had heard about Drake and was preparing to send him a Christmas card.  That was a pleasant surprise.

Ben

P/S  Would like to request you post one of your funny short stories Fact or Fiction.  You have not posted one in a long time.  I always enjoy them.
ben, i'll bearound more....i was doing a house remodel, and dealing with a very sick wife, and trying to handle a garden....i have just been tired and run down....i'll be back around
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Re: Please send Drake a card:....his time is short
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2018, 06:46:41 AM »
Card will go in the mail today
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Re: Please send Drake a card:....his time is short
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2018, 10:33:31 AM »
On the way.
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Re: Please send Drake a card:....his time is short
« Reply #9 on: December 10, 2018, 07:32:41 AM »
That is awesome to see!
 Thank you Champs for letting us know of his request which allowed us to be a small part in his Christmas wish!





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Re: Please send Drake a card:....his time is short
« Reply #10 on: December 10, 2018, 08:07:59 AM »
maggie, that was just for saturday.....today is when i am thinking that the most will come in.....most folks didn't get the word until friday....there has been over $15,000 raised to send him to disney world and the fiesta bowl where he will be honored at both places....i understand that he will be part of the coin flip and be in the bowl parade....he was given 9-12 months to live and this is his 9th month....pray that he lives to be a part of this...the update is from his facebook page

UPDATE: Card count as of today is 3,218!!! Drake met lots of new friends and smiled so much! Thank you all for making this the best Christmas ever!!
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Re: Please send Drake a card:....his time is short
« Reply #12 on: December 11, 2018, 06:05:21 PM »
2010 Champs Thanks for the update.  Glad to see so many good people responding to this young man's request.

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Re: Please send Drake a card:....his time is short
« Reply #13 on: December 11, 2018, 06:39:40 PM »
Wow, just WOW!!!
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