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Hey DUMB People! Boumpani Needs A Little Help

He’s already surpassed his goal but the Boumpanis are in a tough spot still.

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NCAA Basketball: ACC Conference Tournament-North Carolina State vs Duke
Mar 9, 2016; Washington, DC, USA; The Duke Blue Devils band plays in the stands against the North Carolina State Wolfpack in the second half during day two of the ACC conference tournament at Verizon Center. The Blue Devils won 92-89.
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Neil Boumpani was one of the best people ever at Duke. He was high energy and did a phenomenal job with the Duke bands.

Well now he’s having some serious issues and his health has put his finances in a bad spot. His wife, Dawn is disabled and now Neil has developed an undiagnosed condition which has completely drained his energy.

They spent a lot of their savings taking care of their granddaughter for several years and now he says he’s going to go broke this summer and could lose his house (he’s planning on selling before that happens but still).

He’s already surpassed his goal, which was to get through the summer financially, but he’s a good guy and we figured some D.U.M.B. people and maybe some other Duke folks would consider pitching in. He’s a good man in a bad situation through no fault of his own. Please consider helping him out in his time of true need. Let’s make it a George Bailey moment.

Incidentally, for anyone who doesn’t know. DUMB is an acronym for Duke University Marching Band.

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