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Offline Spritzy

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One of our own Gingerbeeries now really needs OUR help.
« on: Nov 03, 2016, 01:06:16 PM »
I'm a long time Beerie, I've been posting since about 2003 - most of my friends are from here, but I'm rarely around these days as my two children keep me pretty busy.

One of our very own long time Beeries needs out help. You may remember her as Brighty, or Brighteyes. Well she is a single mum who has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, she also has a disabled daughter.

She's just been given 6 months to live, and now has to manager her own terminal illness, whilst trying to find a new home for her daughter. Heartbreaking, isn't it?  :'(

This is her very sad story and this is how you can (please) help: http://bit.ly/2ffL91u

Buy tickets to the incredible Disney concert we are putting on here: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/380581
Donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/fundraising-for-vicky-jess
Share the FB post: http://bit.ly/2ffL91u
Join the FB group and become part of her army: https://www.facebook.com/vickyandjess/?fref=ts
Tweet about us and for us: https://twitter.com/disneyconcert1

There are so many ways to get get involved and you could make so much of a difference.

Thank you,
Elle / Spritzy



 


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Re: One of our own Gingerbeeries now really needs OUR help.
« Reply #1 on: Nov 03, 2016, 02:24:20 PM »
I remember her and was thinking about her only the other da . I would like to attend the event but not sure if it might be too upsetting
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Re: One of our own Gingerbeeries now really needs OUR help.
« Reply #2 on: Nov 03, 2016, 02:33:14 PM »
^ This is about Brighty and her daughter. Get a grip.
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Re: One of our own Gingerbeeries now really needs OUR help.
« Reply #3 on: Nov 03, 2016, 05:58:38 PM »
Aw no, that sucks.

Good luck with the event. I hope you manage to raise a ton of money and make a ton of memories. I'll certainly share the word.

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Re: One of our own Gingerbeeries now really needs OUR help.
« Reply #4 on: Nov 03, 2016, 06:35:18 PM »
Thanks - appreciate it. :)

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Re: One of our own Gingerbeeries now really needs OUR help.
« Reply #5 on: Nov 03, 2016, 07:06:15 PM »
^ This is about Brighty and her daughter. Get a grip.

I'm not completely heartless. 
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Re: One of our own Gingerbeeries now really needs OUR help.
« Reply #6 on: Nov 03, 2016, 08:41:10 PM »
How incredibly heartbreaking
Thanks for posting this Spritzy
and what Lyco said

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Re: One of our own Gingerbeeries now really needs OUR help.
« Reply #7 on: Nov 03, 2016, 09:25:25 PM »
Sorry for Brighty and her loved ones. Hope the time left can be reasonably okay.

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« Reply #8 on: Nov 03, 2016, 10:23:45 PM »
There just aren't the words. There really aren't.

I hope the fundraising goes well. And all the best to Brighty and her family and friends.

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Re: One of our own Gingerbeeries now really needs OUR help.
« Reply #9 on: Nov 03, 2016, 10:39:13 PM »
This is terrible news, but thank you for sharing.

I've been on here since 2004, and Brighty was always so level-headed and loving (well, she did get cross occasionally, but when she did it was usually clear why :)). I miss her contributions and am very sad that this is happening to them both. And omg, Little Brighty is 18 :o ;D  - Thank goodness Brighty's been her rock for this long, and I hope they can find someone to give her the love and support she needs when Brighty can't be there for her any more.

I don't think I can make a Sunday concert outside of the school holidays but I will be making a donation. My friend who died earlier this year used to play at Glyndebourne, which makes this concert even more meaningful for me. I hope lots of people go to it and that it's lovely.

C&m, I understand why you might find it too difficult to go, but if you can face it, you know that music can make us laugh and cry and taking away the music would only make life worse.

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« Reply #10 on: Nov 04, 2016, 05:16:19 AM »
This is terrible news, but thank you for sharing.

I've been on here since 2004, and Brighty was always so level-headed and loving (well, she did get cross occasionally, but when she did it was usually clear why :)). I miss her contributions and am very sad that this is happening to them both. And omg, Little Brighty is 18 :o ;D  - Thank goodness Brighty's been her rock for this long, and I hope they can find someone to give her the love and support she needs when Brighty can't be there for her any more.

I don't think I can make a Sunday concert outside of the school holidays but I will be making a donation. My friend who died earlier this year used to play at Glyndebourne, which makes this concert even more meaningful for me. I hope lots of people go to it and that it's lovely.

C&m, I understand why you might find it too difficult to go, but if you can face it, you know that music can make us laugh and cry and taking away the music would only make life worse.

Actually my friends dad has just been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer so maybe she would be interested in this event.   I will mention it to her.  Actually having looked more closely at this event it looks like it is just for Brighty and my friend doesn't know her and nor do I personally but she was a member of GB and I have read and maybe contributed to her posts back in the day so we kind of have a connection through here.
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Re: One of our own Gingerbeeries now really needs OUR help.
« Reply #11 on: Nov 04, 2016, 08:25:39 AM »
This is unbelievably sad.

 I don't know Brighty, but I have gone through the archives and read some of her posts and she sounds like a lovely, kind and friendly woman.

I can only hope that Brighty and her beautiful daughter have lots of precious time together yet.

Sending lots of love and strength xx


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Re: One of our own Gingerbeeries now really needs OUR help.
« Reply #12 on: Nov 04, 2016, 08:55:17 AM »
 This is awful. I wasn't on here when  Brighty was posting but I wish her and her daughter all the best. I can't come to the concert but I've made a donation.

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« Reply #13 on: Nov 04, 2016, 11:19:53 AM »
I hope little Brighty finds a good home and big Brighty keeps strong
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Re: One of our own Gingerbeeries now really needs OUR help.
« Reply #14 on: Nov 04, 2016, 07:07:26 PM »
Very sorry to hear this. I won't make the concert but have made a donation.