Elmar Silzer, who has lived in Laguna Beach for almost 50 years, has been a fixture around town, riding his bike everywhere with his tennis racket on his back. Silzer is scheduled to have open heart surgery at the end of September and needs financial help with medical expenses not covered by Medicare. In addition, he is struggling with a loss of income due to his pre-operative physical deterioration and will also need support for a few months post operation. A few of Silzer’s friends have organized a GoFundMe campaign to assist him in getting through this rough period. As of deadline the campaign has raised nearly $9,000 of it $15,000 goalFirebrand Media LLC wants comments that advance the discussion, and we need your help to accomplish this mission. Debate and disagreement are welcomed on our platforms but do it with respect. We won't censor comments we disagree with. Viewpoints from across the political spectrum are welcome here. While everyone is entitled to their opinion, our community is not obliged to host all comments shared on its website or social media pages, including:
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