Friday, Nov 15, 2013, 4:00 PM PST
Did you know that typhoons and Hurricanes are really same thing, we just call them typhoons or Hurricanes based on where they take place?
With the link between typhoons and Hurricanes in mind, don't you think it's abhorent what the Carolina franchise has done to the Phillipines through Typhoon Haiyan?
If you're out of the loop, here are some headlines:
- Typhoon Haiyan: Hundreds of unidentified victims buried in mass graves
- Typhoon Haiyan: everything you need to know
- How to help: Organizations offering relief to Typhoon Haiyan survivors
Let's Put An End To This
I'm calling on you, gentle BoC reader, to take action to put an end to this.
The link below works with most email clients to automatically generate a form letter calling on the Carolina Hurricanes to stop all actions that lead to these tragedies. All you have to do is click the link, then click Send in your email client. If for some reason this link does not work in your email client, don't worry, the full text of the email is below the link. You can simply copy and paste.
Please be sure to share any response you may recieve from the team in our comments section.
Subject: Typhoon Haiyan
Body:To Whom It May Concern:
It has recently come to my attention that "Hurricanes" and "typhoons" are both the same weather phenomenon; however we use the different terms for these storms based on the location of the storms.
Knowing this information, it has become evident that the Carolina Hurricanes are responsible in part (via Typhoon Haiyan) for the death of thousands of death in the Philippines, some estimates as high as 10,000.
The hockey community can not stand for this. Please cease any actions further leading to the loss of human life, both in the Philippines, other foreign locations, and at home in our very own backyard.
Thank you for taking the time to read this email. Thank you in advance for your response.
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