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Now that I have been retired and need to fill my days, I have been working on watches (also my backlog) for almost a month now. I am also trying to keep my sanity.

Today I decided that I will donate the funds I have received for my work to Stockholms Stadsmission, that will give a lot of people a place to stay, a warm meal, a bed, clean clothes and a good breakfast before they head out in their "real world" after Easter.

From April 16th I have also volunteered to spend 2 hours a day Monday to Friday with children at the Astrid Lindgrens Barnsjukhus in Stockholm, it is a specialized hospital for children with cancer. It's going to be a new experience and also a little obscure if you look at my background, my line of work in the past.

Still, I want to do this, share and give comfort to the vulnerable children and be a light in their small world when their mom and dad are working.

I received a letter a few weeks ago: "Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about, be good - always"

I try.

Happy Easter to you all!


Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:50 am
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Excellent work Michael!!!

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Wonderful news... i also intend to volunteer after i retire. I donate my time now, but not enough.

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Michael, you are amazing in your giving to everyone. If only everyone in the world could be as thoughtful as you.

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You are a good man! God påske (happy easter) :)

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Good choice.

Your doing could serve as an example for others, or inspiration, and that's good too.

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Great way to fill your days, i dont know if i would be as brave. The sole thought of seeing a kid with cancer makes my stomach turn inside out and my legs shake. Much respect to you man.

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Brilliant michael

Dont forget, all the little kids, boys in particular, will be very interested in any army stories. Be prepared to he interrogated!

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True Man spirit Michael. The spirit we applause in HF as a communuity. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

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:thumbup: :clap:

Great example.

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:thumbup: :thumbup:

Happy Easter Michael

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it warms my heart that after all you have gone through the last few years, you have chosen to 'touch' others. It's people like you hwo put 'human' in humanity. Thank you.

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Fantastic!


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very nice yoda

happy easter [RABBIT FACE]


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Abarth wrote:
it warms my heart that after all you have gone through the last few years, you have chosen to 'touch' others. It's people like you hwo put 'human' in humanity. Thank you.

+ 1 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Wonderful news. You are a great guy, Michael.
I used to work with Give Kids the World and other foundations that focused on helping children. It is rewarding and hard at the same time. Wish you the best.

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