WOW . . . Johnny Depp says "Thank you" to the Zone

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Unread post by Endora » Sat Dec 08, 2007 12:01 pm

ptp, maybe you should try to find out how many times we have now looked over the first page of this thread.. tens of thousands yet? I'm sure it's not only me who keeps going back to look again.
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Unread post by Madly » Sat Dec 08, 2007 12:10 pm

Endora wrote:ptp, maybe you should try to find out how many times we have now looked over the first page of this thread.. tens of thousands yet? I'm sure it's not only me who keeps going back to look again.


Very keen observation there - I, too, keep reading it over and over - staring at his signature and marvelling at what a talented letter writer he is! :cloud9:

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Unread post by Mandinha » Sat Dec 08, 2007 12:16 pm

WOW!!
The work you've been doing here on the zone is just amazing Natalie! And to receive a "thank you" directly from Johnny is perfect! :bounce: :cool:
This year I wasn't able to help in the Birthday Project but, next year I will! And I hope more people will do it aswell, because it's a very worthy cause! :highfive:
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Unread post by deppstergal » Sat Dec 08, 2007 12:19 pm

Yes, I'm another who can't stop reading this wonderful letter. I am so genuinely moved by it, and by Johnny's kindness in writing to acknowledge our donation.

I keep wondering if he has any idea of his ability to move so many of us to tears? And how true it is that giving is it's own reward, but it is certainly sweeter knowing Johnny was touched by our efforts.

Thanks to Natalie and all who organised the project. You gave us all the chance to feel this very poignant sense of making a difference, not just in general, but in a very specific way to a very specific gentleman.
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Unread post by LilMissy » Sat Dec 08, 2007 12:22 pm

Endora wrote:ptp, maybe you should try to find out how many times we have now looked over the first page of this thread.. tens of thousands yet? I'm sure it's not only me who keeps going back to look again.
;-) Endora, I have read it at least 15 times since first reading it 30 minutes ago! :-O

Thanks PtP for all your hard work and for posting this unexpected, but lovely letter from Johnny!

Like everyone else, I have a tear (or two) in my eyes and a warm feeling in my heart. :smiliewithhearts:
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Unread post by Liz » Sat Dec 08, 2007 12:41 pm

What a gracious man he is. How wonderful to receive this letter from him. :cloud9:
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Unread post by ChristineD » Sat Dec 08, 2007 1:08 pm

That is wonderful. Thank you to Natalie for letting us all contribute to such a fine and humanitarian project. Thank you to all the zoners who supported such a charitable mission. And thanks to Johnny who, despite a very hectic schedule, took the time to write a personal (and humble) note of gratitude and for his inspiring us as he does on a daily basis. I am proud to be a fan of his and of the Zone.

It was an honor to be part of this fundraiser. I look forward to the next one.
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Unread post by Shook » Sat Dec 08, 2007 1:25 pm

Amazing!
Congratulations to the Zone! And congratulations to the Great Ormond Street Hospital :chill:

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Unread post by Kittycat88 » Sat Dec 08, 2007 1:32 pm

What a lovely post to come home to!

Thanks to you, PtP and the other mods and admins who make the sacrfices necessary to keep the community going.

So lovely to see the letter from Johnny...very thoughtful.

Love you too, Johnny. You inspire a lot of people to do wonderful things... :cloud9:
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Unread post by Xaxis » Sat Dec 08, 2007 1:40 pm

:pray: :twohearts: :pray:
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Unread post by shayemimi » Sat Dec 08, 2007 2:30 pm

I agree with everything said here so far. I also can't stop reading the letter either. How sweet of him to actually take the time to stop and thank us. His letter is so heartfelt. I love that because of Johnny we are all more aware of the need out there, and I'm honored to belong to a family (the Zone) that is doing our small part to make a difference in the world.

Thanks Johnny for taking the time to send out that letter. It means a lot!

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Unread post by LvnDepp » Sat Dec 08, 2007 3:23 pm

Ya know I don't talk that much on this site, but I do have to say that you girls have made me cry (and I don't usually cry) this time with this letter from JD and all your thank yous and such. I didn't get to donate this year to this wonderful cause, but I have donated in the past to a previous birthday project. And I know that this is incredible for him to send a thank you to the ZONE. I have never had such a deep respect for this man as I do now. And a great respect to all the zoners here. You are all great people. Thank you for all you do........ :cool:
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Unread post by Jack's Wench » Sat Dec 08, 2007 3:37 pm

Endora wrote:ptp, maybe you should try to find out how many times we have now looked over the first page of this thread.. tens of thousands yet? I'm sure it's not only me who keeps going back to look again.
You're definitely not alone Endora. I too have to keep going back and reading it.
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Unread post by cats7 » Sat Dec 08, 2007 3:40 pm

That is wonderful. I have goosebumps all over my body!
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Unread post by Carol Darlin' » Sat Dec 08, 2007 3:47 pm

Endora wrote:ptp, maybe you should try to find out how many times we have now looked over the first page of this thread.. tens of thousands yet? I'm sure it's not only me who keeps going back to look again.
It's TRUE! :-O I can't stop looking at it, either. I am going to print it and put it up on the wall.... PTP, this is outstanding. I'm proud to be part of the Zone. Thank you so much for sharing this with us all..... and bless you, Johnny. :angel: :angel: :angel:
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