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Hey Daily Kos community.  I was reading my tweets this morning and found an interesting tweet that will raise major $s for cancer research with very little effort.

Drew Carey (yes, the Price is Right Drew Carey) has put a challenge on his twitter page that he will give $100,000 to the Lance Armstrong Foundation if he reaches 100,000 followers by 11/09.  Knowing Drew, I'm sure he'll still make a donation to LiveStrong, but it would be nice to get the whole $100,000

He gained 10,000 followers in one day after making the announcement.

If you have a twitter account, take the plunge.  Some of his tweets are hilarious.

Drew Carey's Twitter Page

If you don't have a twitter account, its easy to setup.  I follow a large number of news tweets and find it a quick and easy way to keep informed on what it going on with many of my favorite people/websites.

Originally posted to SnowItch on Tue Oct 06, 2009 at 06:09 AM PDT.

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    The election of Barack Obama as President of the United States puts an exclamation point on Democracy!

    by SnowItch on Tue Oct 06, 2009 at 06:09:38 AM PDT

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    if you're short on funds, keep in mind most cancer research is funded by the federal government.  

    Lance Armstrong has done some interesting things, he's taken the cancer advocacy movement beyond the American Cancer Society, which is a vast improvement.  Lance's organization is the only national cancer charity that focuses on understanding and meeting the needs of survivors, an area that has traditionally been neglected and underfunded.

    Private health insurers always manage to stay one step ahead of the sheriff - Sen. Sherrod Brown

    by Betty Pinson on Tue Oct 06, 2009 at 06:31:53 AM PDT

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