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lagniappe09
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Slidell
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re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
Family Christmas card mailing tomorrow



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RussellSheppardsPie
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Louisiana
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109 posts

re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
Thank you for your advice but I'd prefer to send him to both :)
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TigerFan55555
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Tomball, TX
Member since Nov 2008
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re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
Will see if I can get a certain former LSU SS to sign a card and a ball and some stuff and send to him...


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BentonTiger7
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Benton, LA
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re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
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The GoFundMe page is up and running guys. Im trying to go tomorrow to meet Drake and Mrs. Danielle both and hand deliver his card, and a nice LSU hoodie. Cant wait to be able to hand him tickets to the Fiesta! 


Drake to the Fiesta!


The Disney one is blowing up. If we get more than needed for Disney trip maybe we can get together and put the excess towards the Fiesta Bowl.


trustie
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louisiana
Member since Aug 2004
185 posts

re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
If you go to the KPLC TV site they did a piece on this. You can see him their


deftones
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Austin, Tx
Member since Jan 2017
415 posts

re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
Sent him a lsu jersey for the game......


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FightinTigers1
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Covington,La.
Member since Jun 2009
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re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
Prayers and Card coming from Covington !


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TabledTiger
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Venice
Member since Apr 2013
1660 posts

re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
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The Disney one is blowing up. If we get more than needed for Disney trip maybe we can get together and put the excess towards the Fiesta Bowl.


I think this is exactly what needs to happen....thank you so much BentonTiger7


RussellSheppardsPie
LSU Fan
Louisiana
Member since Jul 2018
109 posts

re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
Absolutely! And vice versa! I still haven’t even got my friends involved really, I don’t see us having a problem if we stay at it at this clip. So let’s just keep pushing and whatever excess there is, can go to the lesser GFM...either way thank everyone for ur donations bc this Christmas is gonna rock for this little guy!


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BowDownToLSU
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Livingston louisiana
Member since Feb 2010
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re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
I have two grandsons 10,5 I think how hard would be if they had this .I pray for him and his family


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TigerFanatic99
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re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
He'll get one from South Bend, Indiana here in a few days.


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Mr.Perfect
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Louisiana
Member since Mar 2013
15813 posts

re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
I ordered a bulk box of cards for the office and they should all go out on Monday.


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woodylc
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Member since Feb 2015
21 posts

re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
Does anyone know if he’s already been to Disney through Give Kids the World? If not, I can get him set up to stay there which is much better for families and also get the Disney tickets taken care of. Not sure how GoFundMe works, but it will not take near 8k to get them there if we can use GKTW, thus, enough money left over for Fiesta.


RussellSheppardsPie
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Louisiana
Member since Jul 2018
109 posts

re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
Thank u for this post and information! I’m sure Benton will no doubt appreciate it also!


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Ric Flair
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Charlotte
Member since Oct 2005
9899 posts

re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
I know make a wish is heavily involved with “give kids the world”. Such a great organization. Get him some ice cream and Boston market chicken.


P bean
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br
Member since Dec 2006
1973 posts

re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
Im mailing out nine from my family, office, etc.

Lets make sure this kid get his cards!!! Its what he asked for. The gofund me’s are great but the rant needs to get him his cards. Hand written notes from us are special, and he can read and enjoy them.

Merry Christmas fellas.
This post was edited on 12/6 at 10:43 pm


Mr.Perfect
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Louisiana
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re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
Bump


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NakaTrash
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Texas Hill Country
Member since Dec 2013
1170 posts

re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
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Im mailing out nine from my family, office, etc.

Lets make sure this kid get his cards!!! Its what he asked for. The gofund me’s are great but the rant needs to get him his cards. Hand written notes from us are special, and he can read and enjoy them.

Merry Christmas fellas.


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MGTigers
LSU Fan
Member since Apr 2018
4 posts

re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
Done! Card mailed from Bossier


NakaTrash
LSU Fan
Texas Hill Country
Member since Dec 2013
1170 posts

re: 8yr old Vinton LSU fan w/ terminal brain tumor only wants cards for Christmas
Just shared Drake’s wish and links to tigerdroppings/go fund me’s with some local radio stations here in central Texas as well as the Bobby Bones show (they are doing a big push for St. Jude’s currently.) Hopefully some of them will air the story/Drake’s wish in their “tell me something good” type segments
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