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Make-A-Wish Foundation Bankrupted

Original post made by AP Reporter, Birdland, on May 27, 2009

The president of the altruistic foundation says it’s not the countries economic hard times but something much devious. A 12 year old child stricken with cancer from Boulder, Colorado has caused the whole thing. The child (name withheld) has asked for unlimited wishes. The demands have been outrageous and keep coming. Some such as a real F-14 Tomcat, fire truck, and his own professional baseball team, are in themselves more than any previous recipient has asked for, or received. The foundation hired a team of lawyers to fight the wish, but the child found out then wished the legal team away. He continues his selfish ways of nonstop wish fulfillment by exploiting a bureaucratic loophole in the foundations charter whose slogan is “A promise is a promise.” The abuse of power looks to continue with one of his wishes being to receive the best onocological care available. A team of doctors from around the world has been assembled and are desperately trying to heal the child. We can only hope it's to the point where he no longer fits the requirements of being terminally ill. This will end his greedy grab for wishes and free the company from their obligations

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Posted by No on G
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 27, 2009 at 12:03 pm

Is this child's name PUSD perhaps?

Oh, lighten up people...I'm kidding!!! ;)

If this story is true, this is truly sad...

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Posted by Grace
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 27, 2009 at 12:51 pm

HellOOOO AP reporter. First rule of reporting: check your sources. In this case, the source for this sad, sad story was "The Onion", a publication well known for its satirical slant.

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Posted by AP Reporter
a resident of Birdland
on May 28, 2009 at 12:03 am

Really? Fake? The Onion isn't a real newspaper? Sad, sad story? It was humor, something you are missing if it's a sad, sad story to you. Geez, lighten up. Smile, even try to laugh sometime this week.

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