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Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by DaMulta, Oct 29, 2009.

  1. DaMulta

    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    My mom's friend at her jobs niece got really sick last week. They took her into the Dr, and for some reason they did a MRA on her. They found out that she had cancer; she a brain tumor. The next day she passed away, and she was only 6 years old. They said that she had not shown any signs before that, and was just an active little girl.

    For the past few day's I have really been looking at my screen saver with Childhood Cancer. One day maybe they will have a cure that will be instant to stop deaths like this. I just don't know what I would do if this happened to my 7yr old.......

    I wish they could get Dell to install this product with every machine they sent out. It could change the world if they did.
     
  2. Paulieg

    Paulieg The Mad Moderator Staff Member

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    Another serious reason for everyone to crunch. At some point, these diseases touch all of our lives.
     
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  3. vaiopup New Member

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    Very sad.

    Crunch on.
     
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    I'm gonna join the crunching team for that...it prolly won't be 24hrs be cause our power bill doubled since we got the pc, but that story touched me. +1 recriut...
     
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    I'm very sorry to hear this, I will do all that I can :(
     
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    !

    /me hugs his 4 and 6 year old
     
  7. LittleLizard

    LittleLizard New Member

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    Im starting to hate my parents for not letting me have my computers on all day :cry:
     
  8. Wrigleyvillain

    Wrigleyvillain PTFO or GTFO

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    Hate the power company instead. Or you could offer to help with the bill...
     
  9. arroyo

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    I was crunching all day long at my studies since I do not have to pay for electricity in the dormitory. Now I have wife and bills to pay so 24/7 crunching at home isn't option.

    I was real:
    Crunching Tiger Folding Dragon

    But now I'm crunching at work (24/7) on all my machines (6 x P4 3Ghz).
     
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    no, i can help with the bill but my father dont let me have the pc on 24/7. he thinks that it may get caught on fire or something
     
  11. HookeyStreet

    HookeyStreet Eat, sleep, game!

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    Thats a terrible story. What a messed up world we live in when youngsters can get sick like this.
     
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    I had a case similar to this in the mid ninetys .. a childhood friend of mine was at home complaining of headaches, she was like around the same age .... eventually they tested her and found out she had a brain tumor forcing her brain against her skull, she only survived for about a month or 2 after :(.

    Mom is a cancer suvivor, grandma and granda died from cancer and a cuz
     
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    every deceased male for atelast 2 generations on the maternal side of my family has died from lung cancer. my uncle, brother, and i probably will to. crunch on!
     
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    After reading this, I have decided to switch all of my crunchers to run the Help Fight Childhood Cancer project exclusively. I really hope a cure can be found for this.
     
  15. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    sorry about this Damulta. I've been crunching as hard as I can since I joined. no doubt I'm giving it all I got folks :toast:
     
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    my father dead with cancer before 3 years ago and my ankle too before 10 years ago, here in my country one of ten person i know dead with cancer in a year , so i ask the god to give us knowledge and help as to kill this bastard and sure nothing come from nothing we must work for that to help humans in this world
     
  17. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    sorry to hear that Hayder master. Wishes and prayers to you and your family bro.
     
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    The cures and causes have been known for years. It's to profitable an industry to change. The medical field as a whole is just a business. It's unfortunate to say the least. Having 2 children myself my heart goes out to the OP's friends.
     
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    Sorry to hear about this DaMulta, and sorry to hear about your loss Hayder.
    Fighting Child Hood Cancer will now be in my top projects!
     
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    Very sad story D tragic for someone so young to passaway. Unfortuently i know what its like to lose a loved one to cancer after the death of my father just over 3 weeks ago. Dad had prostate cancer for over 11 years and it was heartbreaking to see him deteriate in his last few months. I just hope a cure can be found soon i hate cancer i just hate it.
     
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    being able to stop it developing or even forming in the first place is what i want to see because prevention is better than a cure

    all the sad stories make me feel bad it only hits home when someone close to you dies of cancer
     
  22. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Damn trip, sorry about your recent loss. I can imagine what you are going through stil. Wish you the best, you and your loved ones.
     
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    Just remember there are just as many sad stories about diseases like muscular distrophy, you just haven't heard them;)

    We all have a good reason to crunch for, mine is my 2 year old daughter.
     
  24. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Has your two year old daughter been diagnosed with anything? I sure hope not dude.
     
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    most definately not, but if she, my wife, or any other family does, the good lord might just make something happen. Even if not, atleast I can say I did something. That goes for all of us.
     
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