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SAMUEL STUDNIA'S IMPROBABLE MARATHON RUN FOR "UN COEUR POUR LA PAIX" / "HEARTS F

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THE STORY:

This is the story of a bad joke that I felt could end up doing some good after all (and not just to my waist line!)... I gave my brother (17 years older, 2 inches shorter, at least 50 lb lighter, and a serious runner) a gift certificate for the holidays, according to which I was offering to sign him up for the New York marathon lottery, undertaking to cover all associated costs should he get picked. After negotiation he ended up accepting subject to the condition that I signed up for the lottery too... While somewhat scared, I was confident that signing up for the lottery would not be too risky since I have literally never won anything at a lottery (on the contrary, I don't win out of luck generally...). So I did sign the both of us up... and obviously, my streak is continuing since my brother did not get picked and I did (while I obviously did not want it - friends who run got jealous so I won't go so far as to call it bad luck). While it is hard to announce a specific performance target, I am going to try to complete the race, and in order to do so, I started training as early as I could, and during one of these early training sessions, I started thinking that if I was going to run, I might as well find a cause to do it for! After some thinking, research and discussion with friends, I came across the great "Un Coeur pour la Paix" (Hearts for Peace) charity created by Muriel Haim, aiming at funding heart surgeries for Israeli and Palestinian kids (surgery typically funded half by donations and half by Israeli hospital), helping medical training and promote ties between the people of Israel and the Palestinians. I find initiatives of that sort nothing short of amazing in their pragmatism and impact, beyond politics. Also, hats of to the hospitals of Israel for their generosity and humanity - they make me along with many Israel supporters and Israeli proud! More information below. Thanks a lot for your support! http://www.uncoeurpourlapaix.org

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Samuel Studnia

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Gautier Méric

Amount Raised

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Donor Comments

Gautier Méric

Gautier Méric

2 years ago

Nancy Levain

Nancy Levain

2 years ago

Carlos

Carlos

DONATION: $25

I believe. 2 years ago

Guido Molinari

Guido Molinari

2 years ago

William A. Schubin

William A. Schubin

DONATION: $100

in Honor of my old friend Jessica 2 years ago

Susan and bill

Susan and bill

2 years ago

Henry and Kim Leibovitz

Henry and Kim Leibovitz

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

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Roxy Lelchuk

Roxy Lelchuk

DONATION: $10

good luck! 2 years ago