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Seeing the World from Both Oculars-- a Bananaslug's Journal

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Make a little girl happy this Christmas
from Chris Muir, who writes the famous Internet comic strip, "Day by Day":


Hannah Garman is dying at the age of 4 from incurable cancer. What Hannah wants is Christmas Cards. Send them to

Hannah Garman
704 Orchard Rd
Lititz, PA 17543

From the CaringBridge website (http://www.caringbridge.org/cb/viewHome.do):

"Hannah is 4 yrs old and was diagnosed in late October 2008 with a rare and aggressive cancerous brain tumor called glioblastoma multiforme. To date (November 20) she has had 2 surgeries to remove the tumors. She is in therapy to work on her walking, which has been effected by the tumor. She has frequent headaches from the pressure on the brain. She is on steroids to help with the inflammation, which is causing her to gain weight rapidly. The doctors have given Hannah 2-3 months to live without treatment and approximately 11 months with radiation. She needs a miracle! Hannah's father's name is Darin and she has two older siblings - Brittany and Jordan. She has 3 sets of grandparents, 2 sets of great-grandparents and a large extended family and supportive church family. Her mother, Chris, passed away several years ago from cancer. Please pray for the family as they deal with cancer in the family once again."

Snopes.com (http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/medical/garman.asp)verified this as real, folks, so get off your collective posteriors and send the little girl a card.