Over a decade ago, people on the interwebs, many of whom I didn't
know anything of, helped me after an apt. fire that left me with very
little. I don't know now who those people were, but I can pay it
forward, by helping others, and getting the news out.
Paying it forward is a great concept. So here's two guys that you can
help out, if you like. Both of them stand to lose their houses and
their land, and so folks on the 'Net have banded together to help them out.
Dave of the LiveJournal community save_dave I don't know from Adam,
but Tom Smith (filkertom on LJ) does, and that's good enough for me.
This community is full of auctions to help out and one can also
Then there's Ik the Troll, that those of you who attend Dragoncon
might have seen--well, he's kind of difficult to miss. :) This
website gives a lot of info:
and there's been a number of posts in the dragoncon community on
LiveJournal to promote helping the Troll.
Both of these guys are the wonderful sort of person who helps others,
so now it's our turn to help them. Thanks for anything that you can
do. And please pass it on.
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