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Meet Tony (The Miracle Boy) And The Shanthi Street Kids ~ Now At Care2


Society & Culture  (tags: shanthistreetkids, india, tony, Phocomelia, abused, abandoned.humans, society, environment, children, world )


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Tony is a miracle child The first miracle being that he was allowed to live after being born into a very poor family with his severe disabilities - for the second reason, that he was taken to an orphanage and given the chance to grow up and the third rea



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Joycey B. (750)
Tuesday February 19, 2008, 6:16 pm
So heartwarming. Noted with thanks Mantha.
 

Glenda P. (82)
Tuesday February 19, 2008, 6:21 pm
Noted. Thanks Mantha.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 19, 2008, 6:24 pm
Thank you all for giving your heart ~ love and support to Tony and His friends ! They will be your teacher and your inspiration...so don't be shy ..come and meet them..and leave Tony a Birthday Message as he will be 9 years old on 21st February and he is waiting for your messages.
 

Ann J. (71)
Tuesday February 19, 2008, 6:26 pm
A very inspiring story which God has blessed us to meet him and get to know him and to see all the love and joy in his eyes and feel it from his heart even tho we are so far apart..Lots of love to you Tony and many blessings to..Hugs..Ann
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 19, 2008, 8:31 pm
Mantha, Thank you so much for this article. I look forward to learning all that I can from these beautiful children..Noted...Jaylena
 

Lauren Stone (586)
Tuesday February 19, 2008, 10:41 pm
Thank you Mantha. This is so inspirational. I would encourage everyone to look at all the lovely birthday cards and sentiments that people have left for Tony. It made me teary eyed. Children often teach us much more than we teach them.
 

. (0)
Tuesday February 19, 2008, 11:22 pm
thats amazing....thnx Lauren///noted
 

Michael Sandstrom (306)
Tuesday February 19, 2008, 11:30 pm
Thank you, noted
 

RC deWinter (418)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 4:42 am
Thank you for sharing...I am so happy that this child is getting the love and care all children need.
 

Indian h. (120)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 6:18 am
all the best wishes i can send you all may you prosper in the coming years and may our friendship bring us all many blessings love indy
 

Jill Lambert (30)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 6:27 am
Wow what a truly amazing little guy. I hope and pray all the best for him. That smile just lights up his whole face and why not he is after all a survivor
 

Cher C. (1472)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 6:38 am
great story!
thnx Mantha!
noted
 

Katie S. (75)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 7:11 am
Thank you so much for sharing Tony's story, he is an amazing child and the work of the Shanthi Street Kids is brilliant.
 

Miniratou N. (1)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 12:57 pm
May i please know how i can forward his story to other people that might be able to help him?
 

Tj Harris (2)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 1:05 pm
Minirato, Click on URL in address bar, Copy, Paste into E~mail ;-http://www.care2.com/news/member/914706721/643385 when anyone clicks link it'll open this page
 

. (0)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 1:59 pm
wow such a sweet smile this child has this child is from the Lord and he is Blessed I pray that he will be able to go on in life and do all he wants to do and he can do it. You go Tony!!!! Thank Mantha. noted
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 2:01 pm
thanks for sharing a great story...noted...
 

MzJanice E. (275)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 2:07 pm
Noted....Thank you Mantha for sharing with us this "Wonderful Blessing" an "Angel Tony" is....I pray that he is Blessed with strength and courage to grow and learn. I pray that he is Blessed with good health and healing. Children are a Blessing from the Lord, and we only have them for a short period of time- as they grow and prosper so quickly. Thank You Maureen for lending your heart with such love for these children. Our Lord will Bless you dear one. ~Peace & Love~Janice~
 

Tj Harris (2)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 5:30 pm
Speechless ...... Thanks for sharing
 

Lyn Z. (292)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 6:00 pm
Noted - Thanks
 

Lorri McClure (230)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 6:11 pm
Noted! Thanks Mantha!
 

Carol Clark (0)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 6:13 pm
Happy Birthday Tony and I know the creator is watchig out for you and your mom.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 6:23 pm
Noted and thank you Mantha
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 6:47 pm
Thanks for sharing , beautiful boy .
 

Greg Camiling (11)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 8:31 pm
Thank you for the sharing. I know that many are willing to extend assistance but are not aware.God bless your service to those in need.
 

Jennie B. (14)
Wednesday February 20, 2008, 8:57 pm
what a sweet story - I'm glad this boy has the chance to not only live but thrive - I believe he has hope for a great future. Noted.
 

Maureen Clark (0)
Thursday February 21, 2008, 1:27 am
OK, you've all done it yet again. I'm sitting here in tears...can't stop sobbing - literally. Good job Tony is in the living room playing. I just can't believe Mantha and the work she is doing for Tony (I couldn't figure out how to get it going or understand it properly) without a thought for her own needs.

We've been out today for a small family type lunch and the big one comes on Saturday when we'll take out about 12 kids and bring them back home for a party - I guess I'll need an early night after that one!

Tony saw all the cards and messages you all sent him this morning and I'll be showing him the rest shortly. He READ EVERY SINGLE ONE BY HIMSELF - no fibs - every single one and loved the animated birthday cards so much that I didn't get an iota of emailing done this morning as he wanted to play and replay and replay and replay.....

Meena and Magesh will be here for the celebrations on Saturday and Otto Bock are coming to the house on Monday or Tuesday to see what can be done for Tony! Johanna Haebler at Otto Bock in Duderstadt Germany has undertaken to try raising the funds needed for some of the work needed for him.

God bless all in this place :-)
 

Josephine Fenech (15)
Thursday February 21, 2008, 1:33 am
Wish you a happy birthday !! you are the same age as my grand-son.You are an angel sent from God .All the troubles of this world will pass, Tony you touches everybody's heart, remember God is with you and your mum ! Promise you i include you in my prayers.keep smiling Tony xxxxx
 

Audrey M. (443)
Thursday February 21, 2008, 4:42 am
Glad to be the 100th note!
 

Audrey M. (443)
Thursday February 21, 2008, 8:48 am
I can't stop thinking of this inspiring little child. Here I am feeling tired and stressed after a day in the office yet i have an evening of fun walking my dog and riding my horse to look forward to. How blessed we all are!
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 21, 2008, 8:01 pm
Thank you Friends for opening your heart to Tony' ~ Maureen and These beautiful little angels.

You know folks...Maureen has being trying to make this dream come true for Tony for over 7 years since he was a baby.

They have had so many people make many promises to them.. and then let them down and broke their hearts.
WE WILL NOT DO THAT !!

Because Care2 is BIG enough to help make Tony's dream come true!
I can not imagine ANYONE here who is here to Make A Difference would not sign Tony's petition.

This tiny boy has been educated for a life in the West.. Maureen has spent 7 years preparing him for this special event.

Twice the Indian Government has said NO to giving this little Angel a Passport.. even with his foster Mommy(Maureen) being a British Citizen.

So many offers of help has gone unfulfilled in India....

That is WHY you are all so precious and unforgettable as without your help Tony's dream will die and he will have to stay in India and go back into the system and we all know just WHAT that means.
To hear Maureen speak of these broken promises of help would break anyone's heart that is fully human as it did mine.

Please SHOW Tony and Maureen that they no longer fight alone and that we are there to see this happen.

PLEASE ~ PLEASE ~ PLEASE Friends ~ invite every friend you have to Tony's group here and to sign his Petition as he is watching and waiting with EVERY Signature that is added.

We give them Hope ~ Love ~ Support and WE ARE THE ONES who can make this happen.

God Bless you all for caring and Making a Difference in this world.

All my love and deepest appreciation.
Mantha

Here is the link to Tony's Petition.....could you paste it into your browser and sign it for him PLEASE.

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/petition/967289601
 

Olga M. (324)
Friday February 22, 2008, 6:54 am
Thanks Mantha for letting us know Tony & Maureen, all the Shanthi Street Kids are a unique experience that fullfill our hearts and our lifes. Thanks againg and I can't imagine how beautiful will be tomorrow saturday party with all the kids! I will be with U with my heart and soul:-) Hugs. Olga
 

Michael Owens (1647)
Saturday March 1, 2008, 7:02 pm
Thank you, noted
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 4, 2008, 5:26 pm
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Dear Friends..
Please DO NOT make any donations to The Shanthi Street Kids at present as their PayPal Account and Websites has been illegally infiltrated as well.

This case is under Investigation.
Thank You
Mantha.

 

Katie S. (75)
Wednesday March 5, 2008, 4:53 am
Is there any way to make postal donations? If so, who would we make the cheques payable to and where would we need to send them?
Thank you.
 
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