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May 12 demonstration in Mariestad, Sweden

Discussion in 'Millions Missing Campaign' started by mango, May 12, 2016.

  1. mango

    mango Senior Member

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    There was a demonstration in Mariestad in Sweden today :) A very successful one!

    17 members from RME (Riksföreningen för ME-patienter, the Swedish ME Association) took part, and it lasted about 4.5(!) hours. They handed out about 100 leaflets, and many great conversations were had :)

    It was the first time for something like this, and I'm massively impressed by how well they managed to organise things in such a super short time, get so many people to join, and even produce very professional looking flyers etc. Great work, well done! :thumbsup: :hug:

    There's an article in the paper about this too, please see below.

    They are all very happy with how well it went :)

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  2. Effi

    Effi Senior Member

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    :thumbsup::thumbsup::balloons::star:
     
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  3. mango

    mango Senior Member

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    Mariestads-Tidningen: Uppmärksammar okänd sjukdom
    http://mariestadstidningen.se/mariestad/2016/05/12/uppmarksammar-okand-sjukdom

    Google translated version:

    (So sorry about the crap translation... I'll try to make a proper one later, if i find some spare energy.)
     
  4. AndyPandy

    AndyPandy Making the most of it

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    :thumbsup:
     
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  5. Justin30

    Justin30 Senior Member

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    Do they plan to do this again on May 25 as well to support the Millions Missing Campaign?

    Great to see a good turn out.
     
  6. shannah

    shannah Senior Member

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    Love the pictures. Are they available on Face Book do you know?
     
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  7. mango

    mango Senior Member

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    No, they are not. Not yet anyway. (I got these through email, with permission to share them here.)
     
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  8. Snow Leopard

    Snow Leopard Hibernating

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    I spotted an electric bike! :)
     
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  9. mango

    mango Senior Member

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    I don't know, but I don't think that's very likely. Some of these people are bedridden and/or quite ill, so it will probably take them quite a while to recover after this...
     
  10. Justin30

    Justin30 Senior Member

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    I agree...i must have been very taxing...and thanks to them for standing up to this disease...
     

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