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Old 12-28-2004, 08:53 AM
adam adam is offline
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Default TE Calendar/Book for Tsunami Victims?

What do people think about publishing a calendar or book of TE photos to benefit victims of the tsunami with all proceeds going to relief work/charities in that area of the world? Skorj has successfully used Lulu publishing to publish a calendar so it does seem doable. Any interest in this? I think this would be a good way to tangibly help the victims of this tragedy.
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Old 12-28-2004, 09:13 AM
snuggleaphagus snuggleaphagus is offline
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Default Re: TE Calendar/Book for Tsunami Victims?

This is an incredible way to contribute, and to help. I would contribute in any way I can, as your write it is "good way to tangibly help the victims of this tragedy." Would you need financial contributions to get this off the ground? This is a great way to link our desire to help with a favorite art form.
It is deeply touching to me to be of this truly caring, global community, that we affectionatly call TE. In the face of this horrendous natural disaster, by reading the posts on TE we have really learned about the world and most importantly the caring humans in this world.
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Old 12-28-2004, 09:23 AM
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Default Re: TE Calendar/Book for Tsunami Victims?

This is a great idea.

I am here now vacationing in the Philippines, have just opened my emails of two weeks and was touched by numerous emails from TE members checking if I am okay. Such a caring community! I won't be as net-regular for another week. I will be flying back to Bangkok next week.

I will contribute in anyway...just email me.

Manny
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Old 12-30-2004, 10:20 PM
nicky nicky is offline
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Default Re: TE Calendar/Book for Tsunami Victims?

Réellement désolée de ne pas pouvoir courir au secour de tout c'est pauvre gens, qui ont tout perdu,je pense que le monde entier a été et est toujours fortement secoués des images d'horreurs, et d'angoisse,je dit bien TOUT LE MONDE, Je suis maman moi même et je vous assure que j'ai déjà bien pleurée devant toute ces personnes qui ont perdu des proches. Je pense que tout nos petites misères de tout les jours on peut gentillement les mettres sur le côté. En espérant que tout le monde pourra aider cet pays, même avec le peut qu'ils peuvent. Merci des pensées que vous avez tous pour eux.
C'est beaux l'élan de générosité, même si elles ne sont qu'en pensée.
Nicky
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Old 12-31-2004, 08:42 PM
elihesamian elihesamian is offline
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Default Re: TE Calendar/Book for Tsunami Victims?

An Admirable and excellent idea,count me in,please.
my photos or every kind help that I can,say me what can I do?

I'm very sorry and sad for this tragedy,a min before I back from a mission in south of Iran.
I would be glad to help in any way.
Mohammad
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Old 12-28-2004, 09:22 AM
kikvel kikvel is offline
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Default can you give us more information

regarding this interesting suggestion Adam?

how can we contribute? One way is by permitting the use of photos, the other way round is to give some money for the publishing?

K.
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Old 12-28-2004, 09:24 AM
sohrab sohrab is offline
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Default Re: TE Calendar/Book for Tsunami Victims?

yes adam i think this is a very good idea..
perhaps images from the affected areas??
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Old 12-28-2004, 09:51 AM
adam adam is offline
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Default Re: TE Calendar/Book for Tsunami Victims?

"perhaps images from the affected areas??"

Yes, that would be the best thing if enough photos were available.
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Old 12-28-2004, 12:30 PM
oochappan oochappan is offline
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Default Re: TE Calendar/Book for Tsunami Victims?

Indeed I agree but not on disaster-photo's, let's go for hope and more joyfull scenes as a way to look forward remembering good times.
I would be happy to share in this way, I will be going there in a short delay, if I can, I will look for joy in solidarity ...
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Old 12-28-2004, 12:51 PM
oochappan oochappan is offline
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PS fisherman would be a geat theme since I suppose they are the most affected group and in India one of the lowest casts.
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