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News: Christians raise money for atheist who fought them

by NCF staff  |  March 27, 2012  |  Category: News  |  Tags: atheist, christian, help

This generosity story originally appeared on msn.comMaybe we can all get along. A San Antonio atheist named Patrick Greene riled up members of the Sand Springs Baptist Church when he threatened to sue the Christians for putting up a nativity scene in front of the Henderson County courthouse last Christmas.

But then, last month, Greene discovered he had a deteriorating eye disease that may soon leave him blind, notes the Houston Chronicle. So now, Greene is getting help from fellow atheists -- and the group of Christians he vowed to sue, reports the Friendly Atheist blog. The church has donated $400 to pay for possible surgery. Greene accepted the money and thanked the "real Christians" for the help.

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