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Help Fight Cancer, In Memory of a Splendid Chap

As many fans of the Doctor Who are aware, Nicholas Courtney passed away last week. To many, he was part of the heart and soul of the program, playing Brigadier Lethbridge Stewart off-and-on from 1968 to 1989 (he even reprised the role in a recent episode of The Sarah Jane Adventures). I have very fond memories of watching Jon Pertwee's Doctor (my favorite) sharing screen time with the Brig, in many wonderful episodes.

Mr. Courtney passed away after battling cancer, and now the web site Just Giving is allowing those touched by the beloved actor to help the cause in his name. Click on the link in the previous sentence, and you can make a donation to help Marie Cure Cancer Care, which helped Mr. Courtney during his final days. Following is a bit about MCCC:

Marie Curie Cancer Care provides high quality nursing, totally free, to give people with terminal cancer and other illnesses the choice of dying at home, supported by their families. It runs nine Marie Curie Hospices across the UK offering free specialist care for patients and support for families. The charity conducts palliative care research to find better ways of caring for terminally ill people and also funds scientists who investigate the causes and treatments of cancer.
 I've made a donation to this cause. Will you? It wasn't much. Just five pounds rapid. ;-)

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