Dec 22, 2014

John Draper aka "Cap'n Crunch" in Need of Our Help!

English: 'Captain Crunch' outside his home in ...
It's truly sad to hear of his financial troubles, Mr. Draper may be having - seems he has been suffering hard times recently due to health issues, as reported by ArsTechnica here. His contemporaries of the day, Steve Jobs and TheWoz (Steve Wozniak) sure have been treated better by life it seems.
From his own blog, John writes:
"Latest news on my debilitating health issues. I’ve suffered some major health issues, and discovered I have degenerative spine disease which is the root of most of my spine problems which started in or around 2004. My first surgery was in Dec of 2009, a year later, suffered trauma from a sudden pressure on the back of my neck thanx to some dude at Defcon party, you know who you are. Everything was ok until early in 2014, I started feeling that same back pain I was suffering from back in 1009, but it progressed much further, starting early march, About the time I was invited to the home brew computer club reunion, in the Bay Area. A few weeks later, was invited to speak at the hacker hostel, when at that time the pain was getting horribly bad." Read more ....

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