Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Why I became an ME/CFS advocate

Posted by cinderkeys:

Many years ago, it occurred to me to wonder how celebrities choose their causes. If I were famous, I'd want to use my fame to make positive changes in the world—of course I would—but how to prioritize?

AIDS was the big issue in those days. AIDS would be a great option. But was AIDS more important than child abuse? Was child abuse more important than people starving to death in third-world countries? What about political prisoners? How about Alzheimer's disease?

In the end, I came to the conclusion that the cause probably chooses you. Read more>>

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