AVOID - children's wish note
Lawson Dickson (wld@ZEPPO.GEOSURV.GOV.NF.CA)
Fri, 5 May 1995 10:13:18 NDT
IT looks like I was sucked in by the following message - do not carry out the
request. This is apparently an old letter that has been floating around for
years. It was originally genuine but it is no longer in effect.
> I received this note today and it appears like something Scouts could help out
> with at little expense or other ill-effects.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Thu, 4 May 1995 08:25:06 EST
> From: Julia Duffus <duffusjl@WPOFFICE.WHITMAN.EDU>
> To: Multiple recipients of list ATHTRN-L <ATHTRN-L@IUBVM.UCS.indiana.edu>
> Subject: Children's Make a Wish Foundation
> I recently received a letter from Vince O'Brien at Ohio State
> regarding the Children's Made-A-Wish Foundation. I am forwarding
> that wish on to you.
> Craig Sherford is a seven year old who is suffering from terminal
> cancer. It is his wish to be included in the Guiness Book of World
> Records for the most business cards collected by one person.
> Craig and I would be grateful if you would send one of your business
> cards to the following address:
> Craig Sherford
> Children's Make-A-Wish Foundation
> 82 Perimeter Center East
> Atlanta, GA 30346
> I would also like to ask you to pass on or forward this message on to
> others. With your help, Craig can fulfill his wish.
> Thanks for you cooperation.
> Go Fightin' Missionaries!
> Head Athletic Trainer
> Whitman College
> Forwarded by
> Lawson Dickson,
> 1st Cowan Heights Scout Troop
> St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
> E-mail : email@example.com
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