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Norman Mailer, the literary tough guy who was covering the 1992 Rebuplican National convention for The New Republic, was awed by the “Republican princess” and the magnitude of her appeal. “When Mary Fisher spoke like an angel that night,” he wrote, “the floor was in tears, and conceivably the nation as well.”
Called “A Whisper of AIDS,” the speech is included in “Words of a Century: The Top 100 American Speeches, 1900-1999,” you can watch and listen to it on YouTube.
Mary Fisher tested positive for H.I.V. in 1991 at the age of 43 and has spent the last 20 years combining advocacy and art-making.
Back in 1992 the Republican National convention was on my TV as background noise. At one point, I glanced up and saw a woman I could identify with as a young mother, but here she was saying she had AIDS. Mary left quite an impression on me. Little did I know that years later our paths would cross at the International Quilt Festival in Houston. This time I was drawn in by her artwork. We connected on some level and have been friends ever since. It is my honor to interview her today and help her celebrate her 65th birthday - Mary Fisher style.
After asking for help from CPS and the courts to remove his daughter from a dangerous situation, Billy Fisher is now being denied custody of his daughter because he is a medical Marijuana patient. He has been denied basic due process in the court room, including his right to defend himself, present evidence, call or cross examine witnesses, or consult with an attorney after the court discharged his public defender for failure to do his job.
The court has threatened the permanent adoption of his little girl if he does not quit using marijuana as his medicine, comply with 30 days of in patient treatment, and two years of after care, as well as any other services deemed necessary by CPS "concern".
Billy's daughter was not taken from him and the courts have absolutely zero evidence that he is any risk to his child if she were to go home. Only unsubstantiated "concerns'"
They are ignoring Washington Law that protects Billy's parental rights, and refusing to consider Billy's medical marijuana recommendations.
Billy has requested a revision hearing to have a different judge revise and vacate the commissioner's order. He needs an attorney to help present a defense against the allegations that he will be unfit to raise his daughter if he continues his use of Marijuana as medicine.
The Fight for Lilly Fisher on facebook - www.facebook.com/fight4lilly
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Susan Olsen is best known for her role as Mike & Carol Brady's youngest daughter, Cindy Brady, on the 1970s television sitcom The Brady Bunch from 1969-1974. Susan's other credits include roles in "Ironside", "Gunsmoke", "Julia" and "The Bradys". Susan is also the co author of "Love To Love You Bradys" which chronicled the ill fated spin off "The Brady Bunch Hour". Susan serves as Director of Media And Special Projects and volunteers her time fostering unweaned homeless kittens until they are old enough to adopt.
Susan is also a very talented artist. Her art collection, called "Fluffart," has been curated into a collection made available in limited editions.
As an animal welfare advocate, Susan has also created a collection of art entitled "The Art of Rescue," with proceeds assisting animals in rescue organizations until they are able to be adopted,
Susan will be appearing at the ROCKERS FOR PAWS benefit concert on Saturday October 19th at PCH Club in Long Beach, CA . You must be 21 or over and the cover charge is only $10. Supplies are in need so please donate
The Mary A. Tidlund Charitable Foundation is a charitable organization that designs and funds sustainable development projects around the world. Through the generosity of our friends and supporters, we fund, operate and participate in a wide range of projects and offer the same opportunities to our donors and volunteersMany of our program ideas originate with individuals in Canada who wish to make a difference in the lives of less fortunate people around the world. The goal of all of our projects is to promote leadership, self-confidence and self-esteem through the alleviation of poverty and the promotion of health and education.Our goal is to transform lives globally by building strategic, value-based partnerships in support of sustainable proj
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Mary is a Psychic Medium, Certified Master Hypnotist, Reiki Master, Life Coach and an NLP. She is also the author of Psychic Talk and Psychic Talk 2. Watch for her new book to be released soon! For more info on Mary, check her website@ www.marybarrett.org