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  • June 11th, 2009 | 10:16 PM
It's Thankful Thursday - Show You Care

Some people amaze me with their capacity to always try to do good in the world. They look at opportunities the rest of us might walk on by and never notice and say wow - if I did THIS then someone else could do THIS and suddenly BOOM! We could change the world. Or at least a little part of it.

Specifically,  Tulakes Elementary School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

That's the kind of person Cynthea Liu is. Today is the launch day for her new book, Paris Pan Takes the Dare.

Like a lot of authors she's having a launch party. But not just any launch party. She's using the launch to help raise money to buy books for the students at Tulakes Elementary School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.She donated a portion of her royalties from today's sale to the school but that's not all, she has set up a fabulous auction site for writers and readers and those who dare to show they care by bidding on items to help raise even more money for the school. There are autographed books and manuscript critiques (including one from me) and so much more.  There's a contest and a movie and a huge, interactive site for you to enjoy.

You need to check it out. Right now. Really.

Please help spread the word and post about it on your blogs, email lists, twitter accounts, facebook, whatever!

Take the DARE and show you care!

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June 12th, 2009 12:16 pm (UTC)
Wonderful post, Susan!

That Cynthea is something else, huh? :)
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Who am I?I was born on the Cancer/Leo cusp and share a birthday with Ernest Hemingway and Robin Williams. The similarities don't stop there as I can go from depressed to ecstatic without ever passing go. I feel scared most of the time though my friends call me brave and I find it easier to believe in my friends than to believe in my own abilities to make what I want out of my life.

Who am I? A wife, a mother, a daughter, and even, gulp, a grandmother.

Who am I? A writer who never gets tired of playing with words, even when the words are hard to find. A writer of books for children and articles for grown-ups and many things in-between.

Who am I? A motivational speaker, writing instructor, workshop leader and full-time follower of dreams.

Who am I? Read and find out.

Susan Taylor Brown

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