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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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Time for a

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


Little late for the US, but the far side of the world is ready for it.

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Time for another

by NickNielsen In reply to Time for a


Get back on the front page!

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$350 left to reach goal

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

Even if you don't know Tig - This is a great cause that touches everyone!!

She's laid it out here - but we will be her "cheerleaders". (Good job Nick)
It's tax deductible....

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That Money Meter

by Shellbot In reply to $350 left to reach goal

does not update very quickly!

Should be about $250 left to the goal??...come anyone who hasn't..if you can, gather up what you can..

If even 10 of you put in 5$ each..thats another 50 !!!!!

*Go Tig..Go Tig...*

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That's a minimum for her to sign up

by KSoniat In reply to That Money Meter

For those of you who have not followed her link. She has a minimum amount to be allowed to be official.

If she goes over I don't think anyone will complain! :)

Don't be shy!

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Oh and

by Shellbot In reply to $350 left to reach goal

come on..we can all change our avatars for a bit can't we??

Its not that hard to do....

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I Love Nick's

by KSoniat In reply to Oh and

Sid now has a pick bow tie. :)

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As Tig says...

by Shellbot In reply to I Love Nick's

"Real men wear pink"


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Not in public :0

by The Scummy One In reply to As Tig says...

or at any other time actually -- Hmmm, come to think of it, real men dont like pink unless it is on a woman.

But, we can still have avatars with pink :)

try getting a real man to wear pink (outside a ribbon or something) and a good fight is a coming

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Wrong, Scummy

by jdclyde In reply to Not in public :0

And that was my saying, and I said it to Tig at the gathering.

REAL men can wear a pink shirt (or a pink avatar) without giving a ratsass about others, because a real man does not require external validation.

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