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Family: Pa. Girl Who Got Caroling Wish Has Died
AP ^ | 12/25/13 | AP

Posted on 12/25/2013 4:51:10 PM PST by Lmo56

WEST READING, Pa. (AP) — A terminally ill girl who received support from thousands of Christmas carolers outside her home over the weekend died early on Christmas morning, her family said.

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I heard the number of carolers was estimated at 10 thousand ...
1 posted on 12/25/2013 4:51:10 PM PST by Lmo56
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To: Lmo56

rip


2 posted on 12/25/2013 4:52:19 PM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Lmo56
8 years old .. heartbreaking     :^(
3 posted on 12/25/2013 4:54:17 PM PST by tomkat (refraining, with much difficulty, from further commentary)
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To: Lmo56

Young ‘Laney’ has gone home and touched the face of God.

Christmas, 2013


4 posted on 12/25/2013 4:55:07 PM PST by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: Lmo56

Prayers up.


5 posted on 12/25/2013 4:55:10 PM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: Lmo56

This happened about 15 miles from me. We tend to dwell on all that’s wrong, but it’s worth remembering that there’s still a lot of good in this world.


6 posted on 12/25/2013 4:55:23 PM PST by NittanyLion
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To: Lmo56
well now she sings with angels on Christmas angels singing photo: Angel Choir singing Peace Angel-Choir-Peace.jpg
7 posted on 12/25/2013 4:56:43 PM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Lmo56
She was murdered by society. I will forever hate the majority of adult humans on this planet.

The thousands of carolers may seem like a nice gesture but most of those people are responsible for depriving society of the necessary technological advances to cure her. Damn them all! Damn this world!
8 posted on 12/25/2013 5:00:42 PM PST by Wanderer99
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To: Lmo56

Peace to her family. Such beauty abounds.


9 posted on 12/25/2013 5:00:49 PM PST by Thebaddog (Tomortow is Obamageddon!)
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To: Thumper1960
Young ‘Laney’ has gone home and touched the face of God. Christmas, 2013

and may this world rot and burn for killing her! I spit my vengeance upon them all!
10 posted on 12/25/2013 5:01:38 PM PST by Wanderer99
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To: Lmo56

God comfort and strengthen her parents.


11 posted on 12/25/2013 5:09:26 PM PST by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males----the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization.))
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To: NittanyLion
Prayers up for her family.

/johnny

12 posted on 12/25/2013 5:10:23 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Wanderer99
Where I live, there are so many Amish, and one of the things I learned from them is that the Lord's will will be done, and no mortal has the power to change that. I was once so full of righteous indignation, anger and hatred for those I felt were evil and corrupt. I truly wished and prayed for such horror to befall each and every one of them. That slowly passed by, yet my inner turmoil was still so great. Then came Nickel Mines. In a short time, I had occasion to speak with an older Amish man on a job site we were both on and when I asked him about the terrible event, he and I had a long discussion on Christ, forgiveness, love and healing and the power of God. It was not the mass of the world which took Delaney's life, it was illness. God has His own reasons for why she was taken; why so many die every day; why the world seems so corrupt. I have faith in Him and His plans for each of us. I hope the peace of His will touches you.
13 posted on 12/25/2013 5:17:39 PM PST by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: NittanyLion
This happened about 15 miles from me. We tend to dwell on all that’s wrong, but it’s worth remembering that there’s still a lot of good in this world.

Little angels like Laney keep dying while all that is evil in the world swells and grows and devours. There is no good on Earth. Damn this world!
14 posted on 12/25/2013 5:22:07 PM PST by Wanderer99
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To: Lmo56

Aw. She held on long enough to see her wish fulfilled, then slipped away.

Prayers for her family.


15 posted on 12/25/2013 5:25:06 PM PST by exDemMom (Current visual of the hole the US continues to dig itself into: http://www.usdebtclock.org/)
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To: Wanderer99

For what it’s worth, I truly understand your fury.


16 posted on 12/25/2013 5:28:02 PM PST by tomkat
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To: Lmo56

My daughter is 8. I cannot imagine what her family is going through. Poor sweet little girl.


17 posted on 12/25/2013 5:31:21 PM PST by Skooz (Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us Gabba Gabba we accept you we accept you one of us)
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To: WXRGina

ping


18 posted on 12/25/2013 5:31:42 PM PST by logitech (It is time.)
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To: Thumper1960
Where I live, there are so many Amish, and one of the things I learned from them is that the Lord's will will be done, and no mortal has the power to change that. I was once so full of righteous indignation, anger and hatred for those I felt were evil and corrupt. I truly wished and prayed for such horror to befall each and every one of them. That slowly passed by, yet my inner turmoil was still so great. Then came Nickel Mines. In a short time, I had occasion to speak with an older Amish man on a job site we were both on and when I asked him about the terrible event, he and I had a long discussion on Christ, forgiveness, love and healing and the power of God. It was not the mass of the world which took Delaney's life, it was illness. God has His own reasons for why she was taken; why so many die every day; why the world seems so corrupt. I have faith in Him and His plans for each of us. I hope the peace of His will touches you.

The only thing that I understand is violent force against criminals and against disease. Violence makes sense to me.

I do not understand why an innocent little angel like Laney dies in agony while the evil worthless masses not only linger on but successfully devour the world like a great human cancer.
19 posted on 12/25/2013 5:32:06 PM PST by Wanderer99
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To: Wanderer99

YISHEYAH
(Book of Isaiah)
Chapter 57


1
The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart, and godly men are taken away, none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.
2
He entereth into peace, they rest in their beds, each one that walketh in his uprightness.


20 posted on 12/25/2013 5:33:27 PM PST by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: Wanderer99

Excuse me, but what am I missing? Who exactly is to blame for her death?

As a Sixty Year Old afflicted with Leukemia, I am curious about the people depriving Society if a cure.

Do you have any names? I’d like to talk to them before I have to go back into Chemotherapy. I’d rather take a magic Pill than get hooked up to that stuff for a third round.


21 posted on 12/25/2013 5:34:02 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (Nobody owes you a living, so shut up and get back to work...)
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To: Wanderer99

Forgive me, but whether you are a true believer in God, any at all, or none at all, today of all days is not the appropriate day to express your absolute hatred for humanity. Today is the celebration of the birth of Christ and the unfortunate blessed passing of this poor young lady at the tender age of eight years. The last minute turnout of carolers and the outpouring of the human spirit to fulfill this young girl’s last wishes, is a testament to the benevolence of humanity. May she Rest in Peace.

Your twisted view of the world and the majority of its people is a dysfunctional, psychological problem. You are in serious need of professional help and I hope you seek it out before your own demented views destroys your life.


22 posted on 12/25/2013 5:36:14 PM PST by HotHunt
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To: tomkat

A few days ago a so called Man threw his five year old off a 50 Story Building. He then followed his Murdered Son to his death.

Evil happens, and Childhood Cancer is just another form of Evil.


23 posted on 12/25/2013 5:39:18 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (Nobody owes you a living, so shut up and get back to work...)
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To: Wanderer99
The thousands of carolers may seem like a nice gesture...

It's a positive story that many people will remember the rest of their lives. We all die eventually. I'd say her life and death served a purpose.

24 posted on 12/25/2013 5:42:41 PM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Lmo56

Pleas God, take her into your arms.


25 posted on 12/25/2013 5:42:45 PM PST by Venturer (Half Staff the Flag of the US for Terrorists.)
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To: Lmo56

Curiously, the carolers appear to have sung no religious songs. The press reported only Rudolph, Jingle Bells and a couple of other entirely secular favorites. Was this really all the poor girl wanted and all the singers did?


26 posted on 12/25/2013 5:43:05 PM PST by livius
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To: Lmo56

Bless her.

I am glad her last act was to bring together thousands in love and brotherhood.

She is in God’s arms now.

Prayers for the family.


27 posted on 12/25/2013 5:44:05 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
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To: Lmo56

May our Creator give blessings on those who helped this little girl fulfill her wish.


28 posted on 12/25/2013 5:44:40 PM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: Wanderer99

“There were some who pleased God and were loved by Him, and while living among sinners were taken up. They were caught up so that evil might not change their understanding, or guile deceive their souls. For the fascination of wickedness obscures what is good, and roving desire perverts the innocent mind. Being perfected in a short time, they fulfilled long years; for their souls were pleasing to the Lord, therefore He took them quickly from the midst of wickedness. Yet the peoples saw and did not understand, to take such a thing to heart, that God’s grace and mercy are with His elect, and that He watches over His Holy ones.”

Wisdom of Solomon 4:10-15

Perhaps you may find a kernel in these verses to assuage your angst.


29 posted on 12/25/2013 5:45:15 PM PST by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: Wanderer99

>>The thousands of carolers may seem like a nice gesture but most of those people are responsible for depriving society of the necessary technological advances to cure her. Damn them all! Damn this world!<<

Are you nuts?

No one deprived anyone of anything. When it is our time, God takes us. Technology is just part of the mix.


30 posted on 12/25/2013 5:45:54 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
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To: Wanderer99

>>and may this world rot and burn for killing her! I spit my vengeance upon them all!<<

OK, go ahead.

Tell us what life-saving breakthrough was withheld or suppressed and how everyone is a conspirator to make it so.


32 posted on 12/25/2013 5:48:23 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
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To: Wanderer99

Good bye troll.

You did OK for 10 months.


33 posted on 12/25/2013 5:50:12 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
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To: livius
Curiously, the carolers appear to have sung no religious songs. The press reported only Rudolph, Jingle Bells and a couple of other entirely secular favorites. Was this really all the poor girl wanted and all the singers did?

They showed up to feel good about themselves and brag to their friends that they were there. That is the only reason...that and try to get on TV.
34 posted on 12/25/2013 5:52:01 PM PST by Wanderer99
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To: freedumb2003
OK, go ahead. Tell us what life-saving breakthrough was withheld or suppressed and how everyone is a conspirator to make it so.

If anyone knew the answer to that she's still be alive.
35 posted on 12/25/2013 5:52:50 PM PST by Wanderer99
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To: Wanderer99

This little girl had Leukemia. What in blazes are you going on about?


36 posted on 12/25/2013 5:53:27 PM PST by The KG9 Kid
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To: freedumb2003

sorry that you feel that way but this is a really good reason to be angry.


37 posted on 12/25/2013 5:54:39 PM PST by Wanderer99
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To: The KG9 Kid

Don’t feed the troll.

Too bad it showed up to ruin this thread.


38 posted on 12/25/2013 5:55:40 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
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To: Wanderer99

You have freepmail


39 posted on 12/25/2013 5:56:22 PM PST by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: Lmo56

Laney was a THON child. Very sad news.


40 posted on 12/25/2013 5:56:39 PM PST by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: Wanderer99

Its ok to feel that way.
But even better is to take it to God.
He will not lecture you.
He will form you and finish you.


41 posted on 12/25/2013 5:57:49 PM PST by right way right (What's it gonna take? (guillotines?))
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To: Lmo56

God rest her little soul.


42 posted on 12/25/2013 5:58:12 PM PST by PistolPaknMama
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To: freedumb2003

I can comprehend the sorrow and anger, the utter powerlessness that people feel when something tragic happens.
While prayers are said and felt from the heart for the young angel and her family, understand that some others are also deeply affected and cannot understand why this had to happen.
I do hope our freeper friend will take the time to seek out a capable minister, rabbi, priest of layperson to help them cope with the futility of it all.

May God bless young Delaney and may her family and loved ones find peace and compassion in this season of goodwill.


43 posted on 12/25/2013 6:01:44 PM PST by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: Wanderer99
The world is condemned because of man's choices. Whether you like it or not you're a sinner too.

Romans 3:23

for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,

That's why we celebrate today the birth of a Savior. We needed Him, all of us. That little child now lives in perfection with God.

44 posted on 12/25/2013 6:06:25 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: livius
"Curiously, the carolers appear to have sung no religious songs. The press reported only Rudolph, Jingle Bells and a couple of other entirely secular favorites. Was this really all the poor girl wanted and all the singers did?"

Perhaps the carolers did sing Religious songs but the press is refusing to report that detail lest they offend some non Christian group. It'd be nice if one of the 10 thousand present would tell us what they sang.

R.I.P little Laney.

45 posted on 12/25/2013 6:09:33 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: Wanderer99
Everyone is busy trying to find the beauty or meaning in a child's death. There is NONE. It is a corpse being buried in the filthy earth. It is the END of joy and light, not the beginning. That is what death is.

It's life and what one does with one's life that counts, not death.

46 posted on 12/25/2013 6:21:31 PM PST by palmer (Obama = Carter + affirmative action)
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To: Wanderer99

You have a sick and twisted view of the world. I pray for folks like you as you do more harm than those you rail against.


47 posted on 12/25/2013 6:21:33 PM PST by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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Soft words turneth away wrath.


48 posted on 12/25/2013 6:22:54 PM PST by Thumper1960 (A modern so-called "Conservative" is a shadow of a wisp of a vertebrate human being.)
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To: livius

In the videos they’re singing “Silent Night”, “Joy to the World”, and other religious carols.


49 posted on 12/25/2013 6:33:46 PM PST by AnAmericanMother (Ecce Crucem Domini, fugite partes adversae. Vicit Leo de Tribu Iuda, Radix David, Alleluia!)
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To: 1_Rain_Drop
Search videos on line. First two I called up had "Silent Night" and "Joy to the World".

They had a song leader with a mike and loudspeaker to get everyone singing the same thing . . .

50 posted on 12/25/2013 6:36:03 PM PST by AnAmericanMother (Ecce Crucem Domini, fugite partes adversae. Vicit Leo de Tribu Iuda, Radix David, Alleluia!)
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