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Thread: Child With Terminal Cancer Desire Christmas Cards from Emergency Personnel

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    Child With Terminal Cancer Desire Christmas Cards from Emergency Personnel




    http://www.wishuponahero.com/wishes/?id=1342677
    There is a 6 year old child in Rustburg, Virginia who is dying of terminal cancer. His special request is to receive Christmas cards from police officers, firefighters, and EMS personnel.

    Cards can be mailed to:

    Nathan Norman
    81 Dunivan Drive
    Rustburg, Virginia 24588

    News story about Nathan
    Boy Fights Cancer With the Spirit of Christmas - WSET.com - ABC13
    www.wset.com/story/19657190/boy-fighting


    I'll be mailing one for sure. Let's do this.
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    Sent one today , along with a department patch and a gift certificate.
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    We've got one on the squad room table, and I'm bringing one to my fire dept at our next meeting.
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    If Pudge says kid needs cards, my only question is how much postage do you need?
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    Done. Addressed as Honorary Officer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lewisipso View Post
    Done. Addressed as Honorary Officer.
    I like that. Our dept also sent one!
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    Quote Originally Posted by lewisipso View Post
    Done. Addressed as Honorary Officer.
    On November 27th, US Customs and Border Protection actually made Nathan an Honorary CBP Officer at a offical ceremonty to include a certificate, a plaque, and a uniform to size. It was kinda cool.

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    His family is asking that no more be sent right now. They're a bit overwhelmed and are having to look for a storage facility until everything can be sorted and opened. Check Tuesday's post on their facebook page.
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    Take a look at the mail he's received. This. Is. Awesome.
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