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Subject: What a wonderful gesture.......
Date Posted: 12/20/2007 2:09 PM ET
Member Since: 3/11/2007
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A member read my post about receiving an ARC book and she gifted me a credit.  I can't tell you how this has touched me.  She was not involved in the transaction at all....just read my post and did a good deed.  I plan to "pay it forward" and pass my good luck along to another member as soon as I can. 

I'm not sure if the member who "gifted" me the credit would want her identity revealed, so I won't do that.  I just wanted to share with everyone and let you all know that there are some truly wonderful people that are a part of this group!

Date Posted: 12/20/2007 3:01 PM ET
Member Since: 6/5/2007
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That's awesome!

Date Posted: 12/20/2007 3:34 PM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2006
Posts: 9,310
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What a wonderful thing to do!  I love this community!

Date Posted: 12/21/2007 7:24 AM ET
Member Since: 7/23/2006
Posts: 15,930
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The people here are some of the best people I know!! 

Date Posted: 12/21/2007 11:21 AM ET
Member Since: 1/10/2006
Posts: 1,069
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How cool! Yes, there are a lot of great people here!

Date Posted: 12/21/2007 7:02 PM ET
Member Since: 8/2/2005
Posts: 405
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How very kind of someone Tammy!! I love it when folks do things like this and I always try to remember to pay those good deeds forward. :)

Date Posted: 12/21/2007 10:23 PM ET
Member Since: 1/25/2007
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How sweet. I too have met some WONDERFUL people on here. I feel so blessed to have found PBS.

I'll share some of my "angels" I've met along the way. A bunch of people have seen we are a homeschooling family and they'll sometime tuck in a few extra books in the trade. We do a lot of Box O Books so it is fun to get  box and see a few extra "just because" books. I've come close to tears at times. I trade with one woman who was a former school teacher and a lot of books were some from her former class room library. I think we swapped 3-4 books and she told me she was adding a few more that she thought I our family would like. So sweet!

For me personally I have a chronic illness and this past year has been rough on me. I rarely get out due to the pain and other things. So Paperback swap has been a wonderful outlet in meeting people, getting books to read and help me escape my pain and just feeling well cared for. ; )