ANST - Sharing The Dream
blackbow at sprynet.com
Tue Nov 25 04:46:21 PST 1997
Atlantia already does this at least once a year, FYI.
Jon athan blackbow
From: Dennis and/or Dory Grace <amazing at mail.utexas.edu>
To: ansteorra at Ansteorra.ORG <ansteorra at Ansteorra.ORG>
Date: Tuesday, November 25, 1997 2:55 PM
Subject: ANST - Sharing The Dream
>Hi all, Aquilanne here.
>Just found this on the Artemisia list, and thought I'd share it with all
>you big-hearted Ansteorrans out there. Anyone interested in doing something
>like this as well?
>>Date: Mon, 24 Nov 1997 23:10:04 -0700
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>>Subject: Sharing The Dream
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>> Saw a little boy in a wheelchair today who totally charmed me and was
>>reminded of something they do in Caid that might be worth doing here if we
>>can get the Kingdom of Artemisia behind it. Several years ago Caid was
>>contacted by the Make A Wish Foundation, which is an organization that
>>arranges to grant wishes to terminally ill children. Seemed there was a
>>little boy who wanted to be a prince. Well, it was so arranged and a
>>special event was held in which the little boy was "adopted" by the King
>>and Queen and crowned Prince in an elaborate ceremony. All fighting was
>>done in his honor, all the groups that make up the kingdom sent
>>represenatives with gifts and the kingdom outfitted the boy and his entire
>>family. It was a fantastic and truly special event. Every year
>>Caid has held the Make A Wish Tournament, with the foundation choosing a
>>child whose wish it is to experience medieval life. I think it's
>>every Kingdom should consider doing, why not Artemisia next? Especially
>>when we consider that not very often do we get a chance to do really
>>meaningful community service this seems like an ideal way to achieve
>>something we can all be proud of. And as that "season of giving" rapidly
>>approaches shouldn't we consider a little giving that really means
>>something? I'd like to know what you all think.
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