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Old 02-28-2013, 08:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default A nice member story....

...though I am not at liberty to disclose their name I want to tell you what they did.

When I listed the 5 Star Russel Wilson for Team Conner this member PM;s me and asked if I would sell some cards for them and donate the $$ to Connor's family.

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Also I won't post it here but you can also donate directly. PM Me for details.

I told them I would be happy to.

Well today comes a Medium Flat rate box I open it up and unwrap all the cards and I see the card on the back of 1 of the 4 piles.

There are 51 total cards

I am not ashamed to tell you that these items brought a tear to my eyes.

A list would not do this justice so I will be scanning and listing the cards in this thread before I list them for sale.

Here is a picture of 2 of the cards in the lot....

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Old 02-28-2013, 09:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i don't know much about baseball cards, but i do know who Mickey Mantle is. that's a big dollar card, correct?
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Damnnnnnn....that is a beauty
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-Interested in the Mantle, lemme know when/where listed.

lobo_hacker, who supposes he now has to figure out what 'Team Conner' is...
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:31 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Yes, that was a very nice story Jon. Thank you so much for sharing. Connor is in my thoughts all day everyday and I tip my hat to the member who sent those to you for the cause.
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Old 03-01-2013, 08:47 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Awesome story. There truly are some amazing people on this site. Very kind gesture.
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What a fantastic gesture for a brave little boy. This is what I call sacrificial giving. If I was to ever write a book on this topic it would be called "The poor do not like Lima Beans Either".
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if you're taking card donations, i would gladly help by sending some cards!
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bumpin cuz this lot is crazy! whoever sent these to jon to post and donate the $ is awesome!
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Wow, that is incredibly generous of someone (besides OP, for a change). Well done anonymous guy!
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That is very, very nice of whoever did that. It brought tears to my eyes. These are the kind of people this world needs.
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Very nice for someone to do,I do have one question,can someone explain the back story to me,as I have no clue about this,but do see the Team Connor,come up.
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Very impressive gesture. That is a lot of cards to be donated.
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Wow, that's more than $1000 worth of cards, what a great gesture
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Whoever donated God Bless you!

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I don't mean to get off the topic of such a great gesture, but could someone please tell me what this avatar is that everyone has. Thanks
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I don't mean to get off the topic of such a great gesture, but could someone please tell me what this avatar is that everyone has. Thanks
Prayers and Positive Thoughts needed stat ... Please Read

This should tell you all you need to know

Thanks for sharing Jon. Just imagen if we all just sent in a few cards to Jon to sell for Connor. This would really help out this family a lot. Jon, I will be sending a few cards your way to help out. PM me your address if you dont mind. Thanks for all you are doing.
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Wow. Just amazing....
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if you're taking card donations, i would gladly help by sending some cards!
You can always sell something yoursel and donate or I would be glad to accept any donations to sell.


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There is a link above this post and has been added to the OP
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Finally got everything scanned...

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wow, Jon that is a heck of a gesture.
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That Mantle was just the tip of the iceberg.

What a huge frikkin' iceberg!!!
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