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my name is jose torres and i have a poker company in houston texas,i hold weekly poker games (texas holdem)at local resturaunts and pubs in town.recently one of my best clients asked me if i can hold a charrity poker game in honor of one of his friends that recently died of cancer and the money was to cover his left over bills and help out his wife and kids in this time of need so i said yes.the game was a huge success and through this i got to here his story first hand from his wife,she told me that they were together since high school and that they always planed to spend there life together they both worked but never could afford health insurance and one day last fall he noticed a pain in his left shoulder that had been there 4 a few years but never was the pain so apparent so she against his will took him to the emergency room and the tests shown 3rd stage bone cancer the tragic reality the doc said it would of been avoided if he would of got the shoulder ckecked out 2yrs prior.With a tear in my eye i told her that i too didnt have insurance and that her love of her life has sparked a passion in mine.Here in texas it is against the law to charge anyone to play poker unless you donate all of the money to charrity so i did some number crunching and heres what i came up with,,,i believe with 10 locations i can raise 265,000.00 in the first year but the law says i have to have all prizes paid for buy myself or be sponsored by someone or something so im willing to do all the work and ive talked to a local provider and with a little discount we can take this money and provide health insurance for about 80 to 100 low income couples whos kids r covered by the state or other wise would not b able to afford it them selfs i plan to take the money and provided the prizes and launch a web site that will feature your money at work and video done by all who r saved by this program ,leaving kids behind is a frightful and sad thing to witness but it can be prevented.

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