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Hi everyone!!   as I"m sure you've heard by now (unless you live in a cave:) of the ALS Challenge! almost 50Mil has been raised in several weeks by this wacky & COLD challenge!  Ny husband died 2 years ago from the HORRIBLE DISEASE!  so  I'm challenging ALL my widowed village friends to join in & help find a cure!

RULES: dump ice cold water/ice cubes over your head

            donate $10 to the ALS assoc

             videotape yourself doing this

             challenge your friend & family

            yOU have 24 hours

            If you want to see my daughter & I getting drenched---brrrrr--go to facebook---Cathy G Hicks

            I'll post some addresses to donate to     thanx:)

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Comment by JustMeNow on August 22, 2014 at 8:06pm

I love the attention ALS is now getting because of this challenge!  Period.  I lost my Mom to pancreatic cancer in 2010.  I worked tirelessly until last September for PC awareness.  I stopped volunteering with pancan.org because my husband was diagnosed with a horribly devastating diagnosis - Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Non Hodgkins Lymphoma.  Both of those are cancer.

I have a friend who lost her brother to ALS.  Though not cancer, it is a horrific diagnosis.  I am thrilled that it is getting so much well-deserved attention.   I'm a firm believer in paying it forward.  I wish you well in your challenge!! 

Comment by Patience (Diane) on August 22, 2014 at 6:34pm
Great idea Cathy!
Comment by sugr-plum (shelly) on August 22, 2014 at 5:11pm

I"ll accept your challenge :) I sent a friend request via facebook first though 

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