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Man tells; Cancer stricken - neighbor - to 'die, stupid'

. . . Residents of one Rhode Island neighborhood are rallying around the cancer victim targeted by a hateful sign.Neighbors protested Wednesday night outside the Cranston home of Edward Jimmis, who posted a sign directed at his neighbor.The sign read: "Glad you have cancer. So die stupid".Bob Gold, the target of the message, said he couldn't believe it."I had to go over to the fence and look at it several times, go away, come back. I said, 'Oh my God. He's really done this. He has so gone over the line,'" Gold said.Jimmis stayed inside his home during the protest, but commented on the demonstration outside his door."Let them do whatever they want to do," he said.As for the now infamous sign, Jimmis said he put it up because Gold had been pushing his buttons."Sorry for the sign. It wasn't called for. It wasn't me. I wanted to hit a nerve. It was directed at him, not everyone who has canc

Added: Aug-8-2011 Occurred On: Aug-7-2011
By: AbItCrAzE
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Location: Cranston, Rhode Island, United States (load item map)
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