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Help D Day Veteran Ted Owens

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NOTE: PLEASE DISREGARD HEADLINES POSTED BY WALES ONLINE, DAILY MAIL, METRO and OXFORD MAIL. Despite requests for them to report correctly after publishing, they state that Ted has barely anything to eat and no money to heat his home. This has 'unsurprisingly' been taken out of context by the papers purely to 'sensationalise' the story. PLEASE watch the video below explaining why this was set up which ultimately was to afford Ted a life without worry, stress, allow him some treats without worrying about the expense, to purchase him an electric scooter, a new bed and so on... Had the situation be where Ted is struggling to survive as the press have reported (despite NEVER having been spoken to) then friends would have stepped in long before as would the Royal Marines themselves.

This GoFundMe had been set up to help a real life hero; 94 years old, D Day Veteran, 41 Commando Ted Owens.

The funds raised are solely for the purpose of improving Ted's quality of life by paying his bills for the year so that his money is his own. Also to purchase him an electric scooter to give him more freedom and mobility PLUS a collapsible scooter that can be used when he's taken out on trips / visits. 

We would also like to get his Medal Ribbons repaired and are looking to take him abroad to revisit Normandy and the Netherlands where he served during World War 2. 

As the campaign far exceeded our hopes Ted will be wanting to help other Veterans and get them what they need such as electric scooters etc without delay caused by red tape and assessments.

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*PODCAST: Hear a little of what Ted experienced during World War 2 in this short interview on our HE SHOOTS, HE DRAWS Podcast: CLICK HERE 

Note: All donations will receive the full 'Home Guard' tutorial from my online store ( https://www.glyndewis.com ); just leave a message when you donate saying you'd like a copy. 

The Top 3 Donations will receive VIP Tickets to one of Mark 'Billy Billingham's Tour Dates (from TV's SAS Who Dares Wins) 'An Audience with Billy' 

Thank you,
Glyn

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Hi Everyone

I need to update you with regards to the campaign that you kindly donated towards...

I've spoken to Ted this morning and clearly you can tell that the negative press caused by the media has had a profound impact on him. Obviously the campaign has raised more than the original goal of £2500 and now it needs to be directed exactly where it's needed.

So here's what I and others such as Mark and Dai propose...

Ted is desperately in need of an electric scooter for mobility and freedom. A foldable compact one would also be incredibly useful for when he is taken out on trips / visits. Ted also wants to donate an amount to SSAFA; a charity that have helped him in the past, so with that and Ted also having what we originally planned for, we propose that Ted receives 1/2 of the money raised (which when GoFundMe Admin Fees are taken into account stands at £16,262.23), so Ted receives £8131 ... an amount that will afford him what he needs to completely transform his life.

Now with the remaining half ...
Due to the project I am working on, I am meeting many other elderly Veterans in need and am well aware that there are folks struggling by in need of items such as Electric Scooters, a cooker that works, a new fridge etc, so with your blessing I propose that the remaining funds raised go to help these people.

I see it that if you wanted to help Ted then the name is irrelevant...you want to help people like Ted be they a John or a Jane...this is our way of helping them get what they need FAST without the huge delays that the red take and bureaucracy causes.

Are you happy with this? Are you happy for us to all help others in need in this way because Ted has said this is too much for him, more than he needs. I said to him that others need help...so I think we should do that.

Speak soon
Glyn

As for the Home Guard Tutorial, here again are the links:

Home Guard READ ME: https://bit.ly/2QU6Kht
Home Guard_Part 1: https://bit.ly/2FCfQ0d
Home Guard_Part 2: https://bit.ly/2RUPoW0
Home Guard_Part 3: https://bit.ly/2sw7JdN
Home Guard_Part 4: https://bit.ly/2W5FZdM
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Hi Everyone
Thanks again for all the support with this campaign. Don't know if you saw the press coverage today but I did a video to explain about this and how they published a story even though they did NOT speak to me, Mark or Dai to get the facts. Consequently, the press have done what the press will do and have blown everything out of proportion and exaggerated. All I ask is that folks watch the first video I did about why this campaign was started and why I feel compelled to help Ted.

Anyway, just in case you have yet to receive the links to download my Full Length Home Guard Tutorial, here they are.

Thank you once again. I'll be updating you in a few days when I go and visit Ted, fully explain what has happened and start getting him all he needs.

Much love
Glyn

Home Guard READ ME: https://bit.ly/2QU6Kht
Home Guard_Part 1: https://bit.ly/2FCfQ0d
Home Guard_Part 2: https://bit.ly/2RUPoW0
Home Guard_Part 3: https://bit.ly/2sw7JdN
Home Guard_Part 4: https://bit.ly/2W5FZdM
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Just dropping you a little note to again say a HUGE thank you for helping Ted by donating. We're now up to £9000 which is phenomenal! There's so much more we are going to be able to do for him now; getting him a motorised scooter (with weather cover) to give him the ability to get out more, a new orthopedic mattress so he can sleep comfortably as well as pay leave him with no more money worries paying his rent, household bills etc... What you have done is truly life changing. I'll keep you posted exactly how the money will be used and be totally transparent with that.

In the mean time, here's the links / URLs for the Home Guard Tutorial as another thank you from me for helping.

Very best wishes to you
Glyn

Home Guard READ ME: https://bit.ly/2QU6Kht
Home Guard_Part 1: https://bit.ly/2FCfQ0d
Home Guard_Part 2: https://bit.ly/2RUPoW0
Home Guard_Part 3: https://bit.ly/2sw7JdN
Home Guard_Part 4: https://bit.ly/2W5FZdM
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Hiya
Thought it would be easier to get the Home Guard Tutorial to you using this GoFundMe system so I've set up a special place on the interwebs so that you just have to click each, or copy and paste each of the links below into your browser.

Thanks so much again for helping out with this campaign for Ted...it's going to mean so much to him!

Catch you soon
Glyn

Home Guard READ ME: https://bit.ly/2QU6Kht
Home Guard_Part 1: https://bit.ly/2FCfQ0d
Home Guard_Part 2: https://bit.ly/2RUPoW0
Home Guard_Part 3: https://bit.ly/2sw7JdN
Home Guard_Part 4: https://bit.ly/2W5FZdM
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