News A Heart Warming Christmas Story - Little Girl Asks For Christmas Cards and Gets A Million

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  1. dawg

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    It started with a small request.

    Basically, here’s the short version of what happened: This year, Liz Dolder put up a Christmas card tree. Safyre Terry, 8, helped out and was excited to fill it up, according to Dolder, who is also Safyre’s aunt and legal guardian. Dolder had told her that she thought it probably wouldn’t happen.

    A photo of Safyre and the card tree was shared online, though, and Dolder’s friends helped out. That’s essentially how the request for Christmas cards grew. And grew. And grew.



    Fast-forward a few weeks. Safyre — who suffered severe injuries in a 2013 fire that killed her father, younger sister and two younger brothers — has received loads of cards. Actually, she’s gotten more than a million of them, according to the Associated Press — including one from the White House.

    “Safyre had the honor of getting a card from the President, First Lady and family,” read an update on the Safyre Schenectady’s Super Survivor Facebook page, which was posted this week. “THANK YOU Mr. President and First Lady.”



    You might have already heard about Safyre this holiday season. The card campaign, which we’ve written about, spread quickly online, and cards poured in from around the world.

    Updates posted to Facebook show piles of cards, handwritten notes and other gifts. There are dolls, art supplies and stuffed animals. Volunteers are helping the family sort through it all, AP reported.

    “Even with all the volunteers, we haven’t even brushed the surface,” Dolder told AP.

    When Safyre was just 5, an arsonist set fire to her family’s apartment stairwell. Safyre survived, but her foot and hand were eventually amputated, and she lost skin on her face.

    In addition to the holiday cards, Safyre has received a 3-D printed hand from students at the University at Albany, who spent months working on the project, according to another Facebook update.

    “You should have seen her face when they presented her with the first generation 3D printed hand,” it read. “Priceless.”



    According to the Associated Press, Safyre will be passing along some of what she has gotten. AP reports:

    Over the holidays, Safyre and some of the volunteers who have been helping her since the devastating fire two years ago plan to visit shelters in the Albany area to distribute some of the gifts Safyre has received, as well as some new ones to children who are homeless or victims of domestic violence, said Liz Dolder, the girl’s aunt. She said they’ll also take gifts to Boston’s Shriners Hospital, where Safyre receives ongoing treatment.

    “We want other children to feel the joy that Safyre feels,” Dolder told the news agency.
     
  2. BrerJimmy

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    Parents were Juggalos... That would explain the spelling....

    Princess Safyre Needs the Support of the Juggalo Family!
    Posted on 11 December 2015.

    You've probably already seen this news story about the little girl who survived an apartment fire in New York. But did you know that her daddy--who laid down his life protecting her from the flames--was a Juggalo?? All Princess Safyre wants for Christmas after her unspeakable loss is Christmas cards. We'll definitely be sending her a Christmas cards, some extra flavor and encourage the rest of our Juggalo brothers and sister to send Safyre some Juggalos holiday love via Christmas cards, so she knows that no matter what, she has a family all over the world who will be there for her should she ever need us. We love you, Safyre!

    Send Christmas cards to:
    Princess Safyre
    P.O. Box 6126
    Schenectady NY 12306


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    When Violent J heard about Safyre's story while on the RassleRap Charity Festival Tour, he was deeply moved sent Safyre not only a card, but toys, Visa gift cards, 2 ICP blankets, toys, and an autographed ICP flat (since Shaggy couldn't sign the card due to not being on the tour from having back surgery). TMZ heard about the story about did a dope story about it: http://www.tmz.com/2015/12/13/insane-clown-posse-burn-victim/

    Here's a pic of Violent J getting ready to send Safyre her card as well as images of the card itself

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    http://www.insaneclownposse.com/News/princess-safyre-needs-the-support-of-the-juggalo-family
     
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    goldtopper Well Known Heterosexual Gold

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    With all of the shit going on everywhere, it really makes me want to believe that deep inside, people are born to be good.
     
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    We sent her a card.

    I get choked up every time I see this story.
     
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    so they pretty much think the mom and her boyfriend did this is the deal I think
    or something like that

    good times
     
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    It's a sin. Poor kid
     
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    The wife basically had her whole family killed so she could be with her POS boyfriend .....I hope she fucking rots in hell.
    My boss's husband is one of the doctors who took care of the poor little girl btw....
     
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    All I can say about her story is that it looks like a job "well-done"...
    :c
     
  9. monsoon

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    Disneyland rolled out the red carpet for her and what's left of her family. She got to stay in the castle inside the park. And I hear that's pretty cool. My elks Lodge put together a package for her. Poor kid is handling it well.

    F mutt
     
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    i'm sure she would have preferred if each one of those million sent the monetary value of their cards instead.
     
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    Fucking greeting cards how do they work?!?!

    Poor kid.
     
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    I can only imagine how much money she got!! damn!
     
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    You know how much that costs???

    An arm and a leg.
     
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    That sweet little girl...........Breaks my heart.........
     
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    no kidding :(
     
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    Nobody short of terminal or worse here can bitch about anything...........
     
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    Yes, Hallmark is the big winner here.
     
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    i sent her a couple after reading her story... man her story brings a tear to ones eye
     
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    I read one of those terrible Facebook memes that was oddly on-point...

    "Telling somebody that they shouldn't feel bad because somebody has it worse is like telling somebody that they shouldn't feel good because somebody else has it better."
     
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    What were the old biddies who work there thinking when hundreds of hatchet-headed Juggalos started pouring into their stores. They were probably on the phone with 9-1 already pressed...
     
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