Persuasive Essay On Charity

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As the world has now become aware, I, Amy Tan, have been blessed to have won 10 million dollars from the Powerball lottery. Being blessed enough as is, I have decided this money would be better off in the hands of trusting charities to help others and have taken the time to decide on the following five charities that are dear to my heart. The following will receive an equal share of the 9.5 million; the Lyme Light Foundation, the American Brain Tumor Association, the International Women’s Writing Guild, Anxiety Disorders Association of America, and the Body Positive. Each organization has a special meaning to me, which is why I have decided to split the earnings equally. All five organization’s missions have an underlying meaning in my heart that has a lot to do with the person I am today. Growing up, and even in my adult life I have struggled to find my voice and be proud of the woman I am. Knowing there would be curious minds out there, I have written this letter to explain the reasoning why these charities were chosen. The first charity I decided on was the Lyme Light Foundation in Burlingame, CA. At the age of 49 I was diagnosed with Lyme after years of circling through doctors trying to figure out what was wrong with me. It took years for someone to finally give me the answer I needed; however, that answer came too late. The disease has left me with neurological complications that left me prone to simple partial seizures. For a while, the hope of being able to work

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