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ken anderson.30/01/2015 16:58:16
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spare a few min's of your time to read this..started off as a tale of something horrible happening to Alan...and thanks to one local lass Katie--its taken off in his favour....she asked people to donate to get to £500.00 for alan...check out how much he now has.......magic.....

ken Anderson...Alan Barnes fan club dept.

PS..... mod's if your not happy me posting this -please remove etc.....and give me a red card.

Pete B - Moderator30/01/2015 20:18:17
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That's very heart-warming, Ken - shows that there are plenty of kind folk out there - and the goodies still outnumber the baddies! thumbs up

No red card from here, certainlysmile

Pete

ken anderson.30/01/2015 20:23:07
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you will not believe your eyes when you see the amount now.....even more so when the target set yesterday was for £500.00............go on 5 min's of your time... thumbs up  because Alan is worth it .....

 

ken Anderson....ne....1... unbelievable dept.

Edited By ken anderson. on 30/01/2015 20:24:39

ken anderson.31/01/2015 09:24:20
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bump

john stones 131/01/2015 14:23:46
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£100,000 certainly is bumped smiley

John Privett31/01/2015 16:45:05
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Currently the most read story on the BBC News website.

ken anderson.31/01/2015 17:59:24
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and now up to £150.000.00 after two day's.......be a part of it..

ken Anderson...ne....1 ....AB fan club dept.

Stevo31/01/2015 20:28:33
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£175k as of Saturday evening, plus many offers from tradesmen....

Unbelievable. Just shows what we are really capable of.

PatMc31/01/2015 20:34:55
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I saw the first TV report when it was on Look North (NE & Cumbria) the other day. What a really nice bloke he is, he couldn't understand what all the fuss was about, as in his words "he only broke his collar bone".
I really hope he's able to get somewhere to live that will give him a happy & secure future.

Craig Carr31/01/2015 23:39:16
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About to hit £200 k. Just really amazing.

avtur01/02/2015 00:01:10
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Given that we become accustomed to so much bad news it is heart warming to see a story like this ...

scott finnie01/02/2015 00:37:33
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Thanks for sharing Ken. Yes sadly this is what's become of the world. I wish this gentleman the best for the future and the worst for the rodent who hurt this poor vulnerable man. Best wishes for the future. The world gets sicker every day. I thoroughly believe we must sort all our own issues before resorting to Syria and the likes. Our country needs to learn to stand on its own feet and then we can help others.
ken anderson.01/02/2015 15:42:56
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£223.000.00................... fantastic.....what wonderful people....a genuine good bit of heart-warming news...have a read...and be amazed...donation's are getting sent from all over the world.

ken Anderson...ne....1 AB fan club dept.

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Richard Wood02/02/2015 10:25:16
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All the very best for Alan. There are still lots of good people around.

Stupid comment Robert Jones 14.


David Ashby - Moderator02/02/2015 11:08:07
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Sorry I wasn't a bit quicker folks but I've removed the offensive remarks and the poster is no longer a member of this forum.

richard cohen02/02/2015 11:08:53
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Having watched the story unfold i find Mr Barnes to be a very modest, quiet and unassuming man who i am sure has battled prejudice for most of his life and appears to have had the support of family and local community through the years and more so now his story has spread. Look at his suprise at the strength of feeling from the public.

His appearance has nothing to do with it Robert Jones14. Would you mock a soldier who lost his leg in Afghan as 'Hoppy' ....i would hope not. Look to the person's character and spirit, not the outward face they present. I have come across many 'good looking' people who have ugly personalities.

Richard

ken anderson.02/02/2015 11:16:44
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Alan is now up to £290.000.00 ...and worldwide with donations coming in from New Zealand and Saudi ....well done everyone concerned..........

ken Anderson...ne...1.... A B fan club...dept.

Stevo02/02/2015 15:11:08
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>300k and rising!

ken anderson.02/02/2015 17:44:26
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310k....... he'll be on all the news programmes shortly..worth watching and donating...............

ken Anderson...ne....1 AB dept.

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