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Tim
Tim SAYS:
Hi Will Thank you once agai…
Hi Will

Thank you once again for your donation to help John Spinello, the inventor of Operation, get his oral surgery. Because of people like you, he has had his first surgery and is doing well! John, his family, Peggy and I, all really appreciate it.

You may have heard that Peggy & I are making a documentary film about this adventure. We have launched an IndieGoGo campaign to raise the rest of the funds needed to finish production. We want all our Crowdrise donors to know that none of the money you helped raise for John’s surgery is being used for the film. Peggy Brown and I have $25,000 of our own money in the production and we are committed to making a non-profit film worthy of telling John’s unique and inspiring story. You can earn some great Operation themed perks and become a producer of the film here: http://igg.me/at/BuzzDoc 

We received over 1,500 email from fans of the game in support of John. Dozens of those email were from people in the medical field. Nurses, doctors and yes, even surgeons wrote to thank John for creating a game that they credited in part, for attracting them to the field of medicine. We even received a letter from a surgeon at Johns Hopkins Medical School who wrote to tell John that Operation inspired him to create a surgical device that sets off a BUZZER in the Operating room to alert the surgeon when he or she is getting too close to delicate nerves. This device has been used in nearly a million surgeries around the world!

Thank you for considering to help us tell John's story after 50 years of anonymity.

We appreciate it!

Seize the Play!

Tim & Peggy
3 years ago
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Tim
Tim SAYS:
Hi Will, You won a free aut…
Hi Will,

You won a free autographed Operation game in our new contest! Can you send me the address where you'd like it shipped?

You can also still win the grand prize. The Team Member with the Highest Amount of Online Donations Wins An Operation Themed Prize Pack Valued at $300!

Thanks again for helping us help John. Let me know where to send your game!!

My Best,

Tim
3 years ago
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Tim
Tim SAYS:
Thanks fro creating a team t…
Thanks fro creating a team to help us. We'd like to send you a free signed Operation game to thank you. What's your adress, Will?
3 years ago
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Will
Will SAYS:
hi
hi
3 years ago
Will Rountree
Houston, TX United States
CROWDRISING SINCE: Oct 28, 2014
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The person who created this page is probably preparing something riveting to post about everything they're doing to give back. We recommend you sit at your computer and hit refresh over and over until their story goes live. You should also scroll down and see if they have a fundraiser going so you can support 'em.

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