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My husband and I , with our dog, Tate, moved to Buenos Aires, 8 years ago. Life has never been the same since ~ Back in the USA ... life is still not the same !
It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new.
But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful.
There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
Alan Cohen
"Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend.
Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read."
Groucho Marx
The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.

Friday, July 6, 2012

Fight For Peace

I posted this in June, to raise votes for Luke and the amazing work he is doing in Rio to get young people out of gangs and into sports, educational and work programs.
I am posting today to announce that Luke won the support of the Telegraph in the UK  !
This means they will support the charity, the young people in the projects and the work he is doing in Rio and the UK.
I am happy to announce that Luke won !
Thank you all of you who voted for him, who showed that you care.


Luke Dowdney

If I want to feel really old, all I have to do is look at this young man.
I have known him since he was about 2 years old.
His family came to live in the United States, we met and made friends and have kept touch over all these years, all the moves and countries and life events.

Luke is special. He won't just be like everyone else.
He is smart and he is sympathetic and funny and clever.
He is also a boxer, a philanthropist and a wonderful young man.

I am proud to say that I have the photo his mother sent to us, of the Queen, giving Luke his medal, making him an OBE ... how lovely is that ? !

If you can vote for Luke, that would be a good thing.
Voting for Luke, means voting for children who need better lives, children who might manage to live drug free, children who might just live !
Luke has spent many years in Brazil working with these children, the least we can do is support him.
Vote for Luke. ( seen here with boxer Marvin Hagler)

Thank you !!


Fight for Peace

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for letting us know about this inspiring man. Mt.V

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