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I have never wanted to be Janet more in my life
by Christine Gary, Boston Marathoner 2007, 03.20.2007
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This is a follow-up blog by Christine Gary. [Click to read original article]

Christine Gary, Tufts University cheerleader & marathoner in the 2007 President's Marathon Challenge

So i woke up this morning and my heart skipped a gleefull beat. My little marathon fundraising meter at the top left of my page had launched itself forwards thx to a plump $104 dollar donation!

Then I saw that the donor is somebody i don't know (that part's ok). But then i saw that he also wrote "Go Janet, Go"..........iunno, there's something about his word choice, I mean I could be wrong, but I kinda get the hunch that the donation was not meant for me. hahaha.

It was tempting to shrug it off as a mere trifle of a mistake and call it a day. Sure Stuart, for a $104 donation you can call me whatever you want. But don't worry, I've sent an email to the web site administrator letting them know. I trust the mix up will be fixed and the funds reallocated to their rightful owner soon. :o)

Danngggiiit, do i ever wish i was Janet.

And Janet, if you read this: Stuart deserves a big hug. haha. Damn nice guy that

Stuart, if you read this: can i be your friend?


Update: Christine Gary ran the 111th Boston Marathon as part of the Tufts University Marathon Challenge on April 16, 2007. After we posted this article Gary wrote several follow-up blogs:
  • In Bacow We Trust, 02.18.2007
  • I have never wanted to be Janet more in my life, 03.20.2007
  • Care to elaborate on your proceedings there Body?, 04.04.07
  • Wait for it..., 04.18.07
  • A letter from the President, 04.23.07
  • Track Christine's official time by using her bib number 21099]

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