1. snopes.com: Sick Child Birthday Card Request
Sick child wants to set a world record for number of cards received.
  ...Sick Child Card Request Claim: A child dying of cancer wants you to send him cards so he can get into the Guinness World Book of Records....
  ...lives snuffed out by incurable disease, but we can collect a few business cards. So we do. It's hard to believe that so much good will and fine...
  ...There really is a Craig Shergold, and he did have cancer. In 1989 an appeal was made on behalf of this then 9-year-old English boy afflicted with a...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:38:58 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/medical/shergold.asp

2. snopes.com: Christmas Card Appeal: Nathan Norman •••
Christmas cards are requested for Nathan Norman, a 5-year-old Virginia boy with cancer.
  ...Claim: Christmas cards are requested for Nathan Norman, a 5-year-old Virginia boy with cancer. Example: [Collected via e-mail, November 2012]...
  ...Special Request for Christmas Cards A friend of mine that is a life-saving crew member in Bedford County emailed me a request and asked for our help...
  ...that is dying of terminal cancer and he might not live to see Christmas. His special request is to receive Christmas cards from police officers,...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:28:47 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/medical/norman.asp

3. snopes.com: The Marlboro Man Died of Lung Cancer? •••
Did the actor who portrayed the 'Marlboro Man' die of lung cancer?
  ...of lung cancer. Examples: [Collected via e-mail, 1999] I heard that the actor who was the Marlboro Man in TV commercials died of lung cancer from...
  ...When a prominent study was released in the 1950s linking smoking to lung cancer, it presented Philip Morris, the manufacturer of the Marlboro brand of...
  ...McLaren's image had been used in a retail display for Marlboro Texan Poker Cards. (The woman McLaren lived with for the last eight years of his life also...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:17:52 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/marlboro.asp

4. snopes.com: Welfare Card •••
Shoppers buy food for a woman who was embarrassed over using a welfare card at a grocery store.
  ...In the Cards Claim: Shoppers buy food for a woman who was embarrassed over using a welfare card at a grocery store. Example: [Collected via e-mail,...
  ...to accept her credit card. No matter how many times she swiped it, the machine kept rejecting it. 'It's one of them welfare card things. Damn people...
  ...After developing cancer in 1977 and having had to use food stamps, I had learned never to judge anyone without knowing the circumstances of their life....
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:39:50 GMT http://www.snopes.com/glurge/welfarecard.asp

5. snopes.com: Hello Kitty •••
Did a pact with the Devil to save a cancer-stricken child result in creation of the Hello Kitty brand?
  ...Claim: A pact with the Devil to save a cancer-stricken child resulted in the creation of the Hello Kitty brand. Examples: [Collected via e-mail,...
  ...or father, depending on the version of the story had a child that had cancer. The parent made a pact with the devil that if the child was cured they...
  ...Diaz, Britney Spears and Sarah Jessica Parker. A line of MasterCard debit cards features a Hello Kitty design, and in November 2009 recording artist Lady...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:22:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/alliance/hellokitty.asp

6. snopes.com: Carried Wife •••
About-to-be-divorced wife asks husband to carry her over the threshold every day for a month?
  ...bouquet of flowers for my wife. The salesgirl asked me what to write on the card. I smiled and wrote, I'll carry you out every morning until death do us...
  ...stairs, only to find my wife in the bed - dead. My wife had been fighting CANCER for months and I was so busy with Jane to even notice. She knew that she...
  ...to reconcile with his wife, as expressed by the message he inscribes on the card that accompanied the flowers he ordered for her: When I passed the...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:49:50 GMT http://www.snopes.com/glurge/carry.asp

7. snopes.com: Bruce Vincent •••
E-mail describes Bruce Vincent's encounter with President Bush in the White House
  ...From the top drawer of his desk he retrieved a pen and a note card with his seal on it and asked, "How do you spell her name?" He then jotted a note to...
  ...handed me the card, he asked about the surgery and the prognosis. I told him we were hoping that it is not a recurrence of an earlier cancer and that if...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:28:43 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/bush/vincent.asp

8. snopes.com: Judge David Kithil on Obamacare •••
Letter from Judge David Kithil provides line-item criticism of health care reform legislation.
  ...Page 272. section 1145: Cancer hospital will ration care according to the patient's age. Page 317 and 321: The government will impose a prohibition on...
  ...use to make a variety of other payments (e.g., utilities, mortgages, credit card balances). The bill simply calls for the secretary of Health and Human...
  ...Cancer hospital will ration care according to the patient's age. This is false. The section referenced here is one which does nothing more than call...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:18:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/medical/kithil.asp

9. snopes.com: Rumors About Target •••
Does the Target Corporation fail to support veterans?
  ...to sponsor, any contribution is limited and is made in the form of a gift card. The stores are not able to give cash contributions to any organization....
  ...as the Museum of Art, the Rape Crisis Center, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, and the Cleveland Reads literacy program. The company has...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:36:07 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/target.asp

10. snopes.com: Panty Raider •••
Does a new video game involving stealing underwear from models has folks up in arms?
  ...induce the undressing: "Lures - Items such as tiny mints (lunch!) and credit cards. No self-respecting supermodel can resist these items." From...
  ...those girls and women who do survive. It's no more suited for joking than cancer. And then there is the stereotype that the ideal girls are obsessed with...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:38:43 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/outrage/panty.asp

11. snopes.com: Executive Salaries in Charities •••
Article compares the salaries of top executives of several large charitable organizations.
  ...2 luxury vehicles, a yacht club membership, 3 major company gold credit cards for his personal expenses...and so on. This equates to about $0.51 per...
  ...100% goes towards funding and helping Children with Cancer who have no insurance and can not afford to pay. Ronald McDonald Houses All monies go to...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:44:54 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/charities.asp

12. snopes.com: Postcards for Terminally Ill Boy Named Charlie Codling •••
Charlie Codling, a 4-year-old boy with a terminal brain tumor, wants postcards?
  ...family has since been overwhelmed with responses and requests that no more cards be sent to them. Last updated: 19 May 2012 Urban Legends Reference...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:17:12 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/medical/codling.asp

13. snopes.com: Grateful Millionaire •••
Donald Trump rewards stranger who helped him change a flat tire by paying off the good samaritan's mortgage?
  ...After getting the arrangement in the door, both read the attached card. The card reads: "Thank you very much for the help. We have paid off your...
  ...guy, handing Trump a card with his wife's name and their address. Two weeks later a gargantuan bouquet of orchids arrives with a card reading, "We paid...
  ...it's a lovely story, it too didn't happen. Nat King Cole died of lung cancer at dawn on 15 February 1965 in Santa Monica, California. He was hospitalized...
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:56:16 GMT http://www.snopes.com/luck/trump.asp



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