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  1. Raider

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    I don't like doing this. My friend Mike Shaw, who has not really been active here, but is well known in Nator and Dragon Camp, has cancer. It's in his leg, spread to lungs and spine. Stage 4. Chemo and radiation on tap, he's unable to work, is on COBRA health care, and is struggling as his fiance is the breadwinner as a teacher. They have a baby and a daughter too.

    I will be posting his 375 hp Miata for sale soon. 2014 club PRHT, boosted, E85 tune. It's well built and will be a steal for someone.

    If you are able to help, thank you.

    ***Through 12/31/19, if you upgrade your membership level on mazdaspeeds.org, I'll donate 100% of the upgrade funds received to the gofundme! Upgrade, I'll donate with a screen shot in the donation thread on the forum!***


    https://www.gofundme.com/f/8t5n2-he...edium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet

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    Raider, via a mobile device, Nov 17, 2019
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    I think I may have a picture of his car from the last "Mazda Meet & Eat" back in 2016.

    Is his Miata white?
     
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    Yup, found pictures of the car.

    Unfortunately these are the only 2 pics I have of his car from that meet.

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    His car was super nice, well built and well maintained.

    I've come across a lot of people that know him, and everyone always knows his Miata. They would always talk about how nice of a guy he is.

    I didnt get to meet him back at MME 2016, but he has a big positive reputation.

    Whoever buys his car will really be getting a gem.

    More importantly, hopefully he comes out ok and with a clean bill of health.
     
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    Yeah, we are all hoping he beats this.
     
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    Hung out yesterday. He's doing better on pain meds. Radiation on spine now. Will have his Miata up for sale soon.

    **Through 12/31/19, if you upgrade your membership level on mazdaspeeds.org, I'll donate 100% of the upgrade funds received to the gofundme! Upgrade, I'll donate with a screen shot in the donation thread on the forum!***

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    ***Through 12/31/19, if you upgrade your membership level on mazdaspeeds.org, I'll donate 100% of the upgrade funds received to the gofundme! Upgrade, I'll donate with a screen shot in the donation thread on the forum!***
     
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    75 to Mikey! Thank you so much! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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    upgraded!
     
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    More donations [​IMG][​IMG]

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    Had fun with Mike this weekend. This is his family, his whole focus on beating this cancer. If you can help, link to donate is, in the first post. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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    How can I renew membership when membership is current? Looking to help out.
     
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    You can PayPal me directly and include member name and level. Webmaster@mazdaspeeds.org

    I'll manually extend the membership upgrade for you.

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    Sending the 100 buck referral bonus from your dealership Mike's way once it arrives.
     
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    Thanks man. I have been needing to call you to thank you.

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    Raider, via a mobile device, Dec 5, 2019 at 9:37 PM
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