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Picture Request - Please Read #455024
09/20/12 12:48 am
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A dear friend of mine has a 16 year old daughter who recently has had two surgeries for a brain tumor.

It has been an emotional roller coaster for the parents, as their daughter’s recovery has had moments of optimism and moments of sheer terror. It is a day to day struggle.

I have a 17 year old daughter myself; I can only imagine what these people are going through every waking moment.

Anna’s favorite color is purple, and people have started to send her pictures of purple things.

Being an honorary brit biker , I have a favor to ask.

Could you please put on a purple shirt or hat, park in front of a purple sign, or something purple with your british bike and post a picture in this thread? Maybe post a note of encouragement for Anna?

I will collect them periodically and send to Anna’s folks.
It would be a nice surprise for Anna’s family to see some of my purple britbiker friends. I can assure you they won’t be expecting pictures of old dudes on brit bikes!

Here is Anna, isn't she beautiful?



Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers!

Thanks


David in Atlanta
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Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455043
09/20/12 4:13 am
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How about an Aubergine Triumph . Close enough to purple? From my family to theirs, I hope Anna has a speedy recovery and that the stressful moments are over for good.


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Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455046
09/20/12 4:27 am
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I can try. My tank is purple, but I can't seem to find the lighting which brings the color out in a photograph. It always ends up looking black.


Stepping on others doesn't make you stand tall.

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Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455076
09/20/12 12:03 pm
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David....that is so sad and I PROMISE you we'll do what we can.

Photo's to follow, it'll just take a bit.......in the meantime our thoughts are with Anna and her family.

Gordon

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Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455083
09/20/12 1:07 pm
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Yep. Purple stuff eh? I'm on it...
Gonna haffta think on this one, tho. But first I need coffee...



"It is no measure of health, to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."

Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455105
09/20/12 5:03 pm
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We'll take bikes and boys photo's this weekend.....be strong Anna.

Thinking of you and your family.

Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: ricochetrider] #455107
09/20/12 5:05 pm
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Hello David

First thought, when i heard of the colour purple was: a commercial with a purple cow. Its a classic since many years.
Lately they asked kids in the kindergarden, whats the colour of a cow?. Guess what the most kids answers was: ...purple.!



here you can see, what commercials can cause...

Please send my /our regards to Anna and her family. We all hope she will have the possibility to find many more purple things just everywhere in the world.

Greets from Germany
Dieter, Biggi, Pandora and Lilly
(the dogs also say hello)
(and the sheep, the goat, the rabbit and the 15 chicken...)

Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455120
09/20/12 7:21 pm
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How about a picture of a purple Brit bike? Anna, are you a motorcycle fan? This isn't my personal motorcycle but one I saw in North Carolina recently. Hope your day is going well! Be strong & happy healing.




"It is no measure of health, to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."

Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455128
09/20/12 7:44 pm
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Back on the mainland!
Here's my current avatar from Facebook. The Oriole Bird wearing a Ravens' jersey....I'm a fan of the Baltimore Orioles AND the Baltimore Ravens!

Not sure what happened to the text with the pic: From our
family to yours, sending good thoughts to you, Anna, and your family during this difficult time.


All the best,

Steve Prince

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Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455131
09/20/12 7:49 pm
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Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455142
09/20/12 9:33 pm
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My daughter's dirt bike helmet I painted a few weeks back!







Get well soon Anna! Have y'all checked with the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation? I understand they can be quite supportive.


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Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455152
09/20/12 10:29 pm
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Something different, but it's purple!!



Hang in there Anna. I have three metal plates in my head and, believe me, the brain has almost miraculous powers of recuperation! You can and will overcome this!

Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455156
09/20/12 10:44 pm
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I will gladly offer up a pic of one of my favorite builds. God bless this girl and my thoughts are with her and her family.

Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455223
09/21/12 7:38 am
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Be strong Anna, all the best for you and your family.
Here's a pic of Ravi, my six years old grandson on my purple bike.



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Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455226
09/21/12 8:02 am
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A green bike with my favorite little girl in a... whatever it is... dark pink or light purple dress.
With my best wishes.

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Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455232
09/21/12 10:14 am
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Sweets for sweet Anna. Get well soon, cupcake. Greg and family in Johns Creek


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Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455235
09/21/12 10:26 am
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David,

Our thoughts are with Anna and her family.
The nearest thing I could find to purple was this picture of the flag of Kent being waved around by Mr Ed (of this very site) at a rally in Belgium.



Here’s wishing Anna a speedy recovery.


Grandad


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Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455236
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David,

Our thoughts are with Anna and her family.
The nearest thing I could find to purple was this picture of the flag of Kent being waved around by Mr Ed (of this very site) at a rally in Belgium.



Here’s wishing Anna a speedy recovery.


Grandad


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Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455240
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AWESOME! Y’all are doing great! It gives my friends comfort knowing others here and all over the globe are thinking of Anna.


Here’s another Anna pic:



David in Atlanta
73 BMW R75/5

http://tinyurl.com/beautiful-Anna


Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455248
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Prayers for comfort and full recovery...



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Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455257
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She's a beautiful young lady. I'll pray for a full and speedy recovery.


When given the choice between two evils I picked the one I haven't tried before
Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: Grandad] #455259
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Originally Posted By: Grandad
David,

Our thoughts are with Anna and her family.
The nearest thing I could find to purple was this picture of the flag of Kent being waved around by Mr Ed (of this very site) at a rally in Belgium.



Here’s wishing Anna a speedy recovery.


Grandad


Grandad,
These pix are supposed to be helpful to the young lass! That shot of Ed Is frightening!

Jus sayin! laughing

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"It is no measure of health, to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."

Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455260
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It made me slightly ill frown


When given the choice between two evils I picked the one I haven't tried before
Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455261
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Here's a nice shot I took on the Isle of Man in 2008



Cheers, Miss Anna!


"It is no measure of health, to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."

Re: Picture Request - Please Read [Re: David in Atlanta] #455266
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Not mine, but I had one back in the day....



Best wishes for a full recovery. bigt


Don't hide 'em, Ride 'em !!

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