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Girl with a broken Heart. #170309
12/11/04 08:54 PM
12/11/04 08:54 PM
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St Louis, Mo., USA/San Pedro
Laguna Punta Offline OP
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Just got back from Caye Caulker with the San Pedro Lions Club. We participated in a benefit for a 16 yr old girl, who will soon be flown to Tampa, Florida, to undergo Heart surgury. A very nice young girl by the name of Kathy Balam, who resides in Caye Caulker. She told me that she has a hole in her heart and that she gets tired after very little exertion. A check referred to Kathy Balam, to the San Pedro Lions Club, PO Box 8, San Pedro Town A.C., Belize, Central America will be most welcomed and forwarded to Kathy's cause.


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Re: Girl with a broken Heart. #170310
12/11/04 09:16 PM
12/11/04 09:16 PM
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Florida, US
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Bill, My office is right outside Tampa in the Clearwater area if I can help her from down here let me know.

Re: Girl with a broken Heart. #170311
12/12/04 05:45 AM
12/12/04 05:45 AM
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The Buckeye State, USA
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Thanks for the info Bill. Best wishes to Kathy.

Re: Girl with a broken Heart. #170312
12/13/04 03:17 PM
12/13/04 03:17 PM
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St Louis, Mo., USA/San Pedro
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The father and the girl did not remember the name of the hospital. Most the hospital expenses have been contributed...and I believe the airfare has been contributed by American Airlines. I gather that lots of ancilliary expenses will have to be paid for by the father. A nice article was in this past weeks issue of the San Pedro Sun, which can be accessed by this wonderful website...under BelizeNews.com.


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Re: Girl with a broken Heart. #170313
12/13/04 05:25 PM
12/13/04 05:25 PM
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Rockport, Maine
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frown I don' think they put that on the on-line version, Bill - go get 'em!


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Re: Girl with a broken Heart. #170314
12/13/04 05:26 PM
12/13/04 05:26 PM
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Florida, US
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Bill,the Ronald Mc Donald House will probably put them up.All Childrens Hospital is most likely the Hospital or Tampa General. If you ever need a Joint replacement Florida is THE place...like a frickin assembly line down here....geez.. smile

Re: Girl with a broken Heart. #170315
12/14/04 10:36 PM
12/14/04 10:36 PM
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St Louis, Mo., USA/San Pedro
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...what a joint.


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Re: Girl with a broken Heart. #170316
12/15/04 05:08 AM
12/15/04 05:08 AM
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Bellaire, Tx. and the World
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I need a joint replacement. I smoked the last... oh wait, wrong thread. eek

Re: Girl with a broken Heart. #170317
12/15/04 06:38 AM
12/15/04 06:38 AM
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i believe that would be cause for heartbreak, denny.


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Re: Girl with a broken Heart. #170318
12/15/04 11:39 AM
12/15/04 11:39 AM
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San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye...
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St Josephs Childrens Hospital specializes in pediatric cardiology. I can tell you from personal experience that the hospital is top notch, the staff are highly qualified and ever so caring. The Ronald McDonald house was amazing. We paid $10 US per night and had a daily chore to do. The house is right next door to the Tampa General Hospital.

Our thoughts and prayers shall be with young Kathy.

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