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August 24, 2009


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Thay Needs Our Help
Dear Friends
As many of you know Thich Nhat Hanh (Thay) was hospitalized for a lung infection and was receiving IV antibiotics in Mass General Hospital. He was just discharged and will be continuing treatment as an outpatient which is very good news. He is 83 and was unable to go to the Colorado Retreat but will be rejoining the tour in California after his treatment ends.

Right now 400 young Plum Village VNese monastics are under attack in VN and are being forced to leave by Sept 2. There is no place to go and the govt is trying to force them to disrobe (abandon their monastic vows)
Please see http://helpbatnha.org/ for more info and/or below .

We need you to handwrite, mail, fax, email , contact your representatives NOW ...and please send your practice energy as support
please see http://helpbatnha.org/2009/08/sample-letter-to-us-congress-rep-and-senator/#more-359 for contact info for you senators and reps

For a sample letter see below and :

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