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Tsunami Numbers
by Bob Ciminel


January 01, 2005

All of these numbers people are throwing around about who gave what to the tsunami victims, cannot be accurate. I believe the millions of dollars reported refer to cold cash, but not the cost of using military personnel and equipment to send and distribute aid to the affected countries.

When I checked with today, after sending in my own donation, I found that over $11 million dollars has been donated to the Red Cross by individuals in this country.

Gee, I wonder how much the media has donated, considering the millions they've made from advertising while we were glued to our television sets and computer screens watching this tragedy unfold?

Bob Ciminel
Roswell, GA - USA



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