Save Renee-Nicole Douceur!

(NOTE: Based on time elapsed since the posting of this entry, the BS-o-meter calculates this is 16.884% likely to be something that Ferrett now regrets.)

If you remember my time writing Home on the Strange, then you doubtlessly remember my co-author Veronica Pare.  And right now, she’s trying to save  someone’s life:

Right now, Raytheon and the National Science Foundation are denying Renee – Nicole Douceur, the Winter Site Manager at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, life-saving medical treatment after a stroke she suffered last month. To avoid transporting her to an actual hospital, against theor own doctors orders, they have declared her stroke, a severe medical condition, not an emergency even though the lack of treatment endangers her vision, her mental capacity and her very life itself.

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