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By now the world’s balloon community knows that our friend, Linda Bruce, is in a fight for her life. There are several ways you can keep up with her progress.

For one, I will provide updates on this blog. If you have comments, it would be best to save those for a site set up by Eryn Bruce, Linda’s daughter —

For great memories and lots of laughs, George Quintero has set up a site with hundreds of candid photographs of LINDA AROUND THE WORLD. Because his collection includes many faces he doesn’t know, he would appreciate your help with filling in the blanks. Please email George the names of faces you recognize, along with event dates and locations. Be sure to indicate each photo’s ID tag with your details. George’s email address is The site is

I visited Linda in Petaluma last week. As I was saying good by in the driveway this is the hopeful face I saw.  Since then she has undergone chemotherapy and radiation treatments.

We love you Linda — Fight! Fight! Fight!

Update: Cam Woody at Pioneer has added an additional site with photos — click here!