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inanna

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Sun Dec 25, 2016, 05:53 PM Dec 2016

A mothers Craigslist plea brings her kids a Christmas they'll never forget [View all]

Source: Washington Post

December 25 at 4:44 PM

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The tablet showed up one day last week after Bookers mother, Tyshika Britten, posted a message on Craigslist saying her family of five boys and a baby girl were facing eviction from their home in Oxon Hill, Md. There probably wouldnt be Christmas gifts, maybe not even a tree.

Im such a failure right now, she wrote. Please help me.

Her message, thanks in part to a Washington Post article about her familys troubles, went viral, generating hundreds of offers to help from around the world. Someone sent a PlayStation 4. Someone dropped off a puppy.

And someone named Eddie Vedder sent a check for $10,000.

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Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/a-mothers-craiglist-plea-brings-her-kids-a-christmas-theyll-never-forget/2016/12/25/1a8a053c-cada-11e6-a747-d03044780a02_story.html



Eddie Vedder!

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