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Topic: Prayers, good thoughts, energy, cards, anything for this lady?

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Subject: Prayers, good thoughts, energy, cards, anything for this lady?
Date Posted: 1/28/2014 3:36 PM ET
Member Since: 3/24/2008
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Jant is a PBS member mentioned on my profile as one of those unsung heros.  She found out in casual PMs a while back that I can't read books anymore; fatigue sydromes and vision problems have changed my medium to audiobooks.  I ordered a lot from her and then I started getting more boxes and more and I told her I listen and then I send them on to a friend who has macular degeneration and then he sends them to a friend whose sister was born blind, and then they go to a man who was blinded by a land mine in Viet Nam and from there to a nursing home and any they can't use go to the local library.  She just started sending more.

Earlier this month, Jan had a major heart attack.  She PMed me asking for prayers and I've posted this on the CMT, and on the share and care board, mostly because I'm hoping to get a whole lot of people to send her cards.  She gave me her address and said I could share it.  If you can send a card, just PM  me and I'll give you her address.  If you can't, that's fine.  Just a prayer, a good thought, some energy  ...  Anything.

Thanks!  Jade

Date Posted: 1/28/2014 10:09 PM ET
Member Since: 2/2/2009
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Saying a prayer for Jan & PMing you. 

Date Posted: 1/29/2014 8:22 AM ET
Member Since: 9/25/2008
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If there is mail service here today, my card will go out in today's mail.

Date Posted: 1/29/2014 10:10 AM ET
Member Since: 4/17/2008
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Would love to help.  Sending both prayers & positive thoughts.  I just sent you a PM.

Date Posted: 1/29/2014 1:20 PM ET
Member Since: 1/24/2008
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Saying a prayer for her right now. 

Date Posted: 1/29/2014 5:08 PM ET
Member Since: 1/27/2010
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Wishing her a quick recovery!

Date Posted: 1/29/2014 6:10 PM ET
Member Since: 3/24/2008
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Thanks from me and Jan to all of you who have posted.  I am reminded that we are not just a book club; we are a family.