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Skydiver raising funds online

Skydiver Marc Spiegel is using the Internet to solicit sponsorship of his January 27 jump for leukemia. Sponsor names will be printed on a banner that he will unfurl during his descent.

    Skydiver Marc Spiegel says he'll do anything to find a cure for leukemia, including jumping out of an airplane at 18,000 feet. Spiegel is among the growing number of big- and small-time charity fund-raisers using the Net to get the word out.

    Spiegel is looking for sponsors for his January 27 skydiving jump for leukemia. Sponsor names will be printed on a banner that he will unfurl during his descent.

    A long-time fund-raiser for the Leukemia Society, Spiegel said his involvement is personal. "This disease has affected members of my family," he says. "It's one of the reasons I'm so actively involved."