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Walking the 3 Day and boy, do I need help!!!

By Tig2 ·
So it turns out that I WILL be walking the 3 Day again- or trying to. Once again, I am looking to my TR peers in the hope that you will continue to support my effort in raising funds and awareness about breast cancer. Join me and get pink! (Yes, JD. Real men DO get pink!)

Long timers know this, new friends may not. The 3 Day is a walk- 60 miles over three consecutive days, with the goal of raising money and awareness about breast cancer. This will be the fourth time I have made this trip.

Every year, approximately 175.000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer. Every year, approximately 40.000 die. What we know is that the earlier it is caught and treated, the greater chance to survive. What isn't generally known is that 4,000 men die every year too. This is not a disease linked to gender, it is an equal opportunity killer. I think that it is time to stop it in it's tracks. Long since time.

I am a survivor since 2003. I believe that there is a cure out there somewhere. I walk in order to provide the monetary resources to find that cure and to spread awareness. But I also walk to celebrate the lives of the women and men who have lost their fight. You can help in that effort too. PM me the name of a person you would like to have honored over the three days of the walk. I will carry that person on a ribbon with me for all 60 miles. I'll even send you their ribbon at the end of the walk.

I am also offering the hottest thing since the TR mug- which we can all agree has become a tad ho-hum since Soni has been so efficient at getting them out. I am offering to hand paint the glass adult beverage container of your choice with a pink ribbon and anything else you specify. Alternatively, I will send you a pendant filled with hopes and dreams. You will need to send me an address but that really is the easy part.

Nick- your glass is already in the works. But more money might get you two! Be the very first to own two!!!

Need more information on how to donate? Go to to find my page and donate securely online.

Breast cancer is a disease that has over-stayed its welcome. Join me in stomping it out.

Thank you all. Thank you so very much.

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Check your inbox

by NickNielsen In reply to Magic 8 Ball (on my Mac) ...
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Go Tig!!!!!

by Shellbot In reply to Walking the 3 Day and boy ...

You can count on me again.
I'll try to get it sorted out this week..


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Thank you Tig...

by tcavadias Staff In reply to Walking the 3 Day and boy ...

From all of us who have been touched by this in someway and look forward to the day when it has completely been "stomped" out.

-Tammy [_]3

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not stomped out

by jdclyde In reply to Thank you Tig...

walked into the ground!

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Stomping shoes at the ready

by Tig2 In reply to Thank you Tig...

I just hope we can find the little beggar and kill it.

Thank YOU. Your support means the world.

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Is it that time again?

by The Scummy One In reply to Walking the 3 Day and boy ...

hmmm -- I guess I will have to start putting aside some monies every day now for it. Just when I was thinking of paying 2x the price for ammo too... So long ammo

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More than one kind of ammo

by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to Is it that time again?

for more than one kind of target.

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saws dont count

by The Scummy One In reply to More than one kind of amm ...
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Of the two

by santeewelding In reply to Is it that time again?

Take care of friends, first. Friends, when there is no good solution to the second, and you really need it, will help you.

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Only happens once a year

by Tig2 In reply to Is it that time again?

The walk is in August but I have to get checked in pretty soon.

Can you believe that next year is my fifth anniversary walk? Five years is a special landmark to a cancer survivor. Hard to believe that I am looking at the five year milestone in walks.

I will cheerfully make you a new ammo pouch in recognition of your sacrifice. Not being facetious here. I know that times are tough and money is tight.

This is really crunch time and I need all the support I can get!

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