Friday, July 22, 2005

Deadly Accusations

Here's a disturbing story that caught my eye because it combines political blogs, trusting people, and one of the worst cancers you can get: (Link courtesy of mediabistro)

The Internet saved Andy Stephenson's life. In May 2005, the voting-rights advocate's online community came together and raised $50,000 in 11 days to pay for surgery to treat Stephenson's pancreatic cancer. Now, the World Wide Web has spawned a bizarre campaign that accuses the nationally renowned activist of faking his illness.

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