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Lauren
- 4429 days ago - snopes.com
Shane Bernier,is a 7 yr old Canadian boy diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia at age 5. On May 30th, he will turn 8. The only thing he wants is birthday cards. His goal is to beat the world record of 350 million cards received.



   

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Alf I (246)
Wednesday May 9, 2007, 5:33 pm
Aw bless him, I'm gonna send one!!!
 

Dusty K (1339)
Wednesday May 9, 2007, 5:46 pm
me too........how sad, yet sweet.
 

Dee G (199)
Wednesday May 9, 2007, 6:25 pm
I will have one out in the mail by this weekend.
 

Mara G (411)
Wednesday May 9, 2007, 6:50 pm
Sounds easy to me...
Thanks for telling me....Forwarding out to friends!!
 

Linda Robillard (0)
Friday May 11, 2007, 1:10 am
Your a winner Shane! I'll be following your progress and clap when you're old enough to vote.
 

Doreen Ooi (0)
Friday May 11, 2007, 3:29 am
I'm soo touched....you will definitely get your wish Shane...A 'Happy Birthday to you' first incase
my card didn't reach you intime.!!!
 

sheila m (1)
Friday May 11, 2007, 1:39 pm
hy shane///card on its way,lots of love and best wishes xxx
 

Maria P (39)
Friday May 11, 2007, 10:23 pm
Oh my this brings tears to a persons eyes poor wee soul. God Love him and I will sure have a wee card in the post ASAP

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO SHANE
 

Blacktiger P (247)
Saturday May 12, 2007, 2:11 am
I'm going to get him one each from all my kids, signed on mom's day, and as many kids as possible, they can be put in one large envelope , may not save on postage, just the post person lol
 

nurith k (93)
Saturday May 12, 2007, 6:29 am
i am going to send him a birthdaycard, thats for sure.
love and light.....
 

Norm S (31)
Saturday May 12, 2007, 8:01 am
cards from all my friends too.
 

Cheryl B (373)
Saturday May 12, 2007, 8:54 am
can't get to mail box myself, but will get someone before then, have file of b-day cards. thx L.
 

Teri P (106)
Saturday May 12, 2007, 6:13 pm
Happy to send! Lauren, thanks for posting this!

I see from the article that Shane only reads the cards that are in French, as his parents have to translate the English ones for him. Well, Shane, I'll do my best to dust off my high-school French, just for you!

Bonne anniversaire! J'espère que tu sentes meilleur très bientôt!
 

Jeanne A (30)
Tuesday May 15, 2007, 5:04 pm
This little guy is going to make his record. His memory will live on in the Guiness World Book of Records, a smart little fella !
 
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