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CONGRATULATIONS! Samuel Johnson reaches his goal of raising $10 million for Love Your Sister

“First I promised my sister then I promised all of us”

By Tina Burke
Samuel Johnson has finally achieved his goal of raising $10 million for his charity Love Your Sister, which aims to raise funds for cancer research.
He first began the charity with his sister Connie Johnson, who sadly lost her battle with cancer in 2017.
The actor shared the milestone with his fans on Instagram on Sunday night, posting a photo with his late sister.
"First I promised my sister then I promised all of us," he wrote in the caption.
"It took 7 years. We came good. Thank you. $10m for cancer research banked.
"I'm the proudest brother in the world right now. Thanks for showing me how to be. You gave me somewhere to belong. F--- I love this village. Today I stand tall."

Samuel's friends flocked to congratulate him on reaching his goal.
"It's an extraordinary effort! You're amazing. Congratulations and thank you," wrote Amanda Keller.
"I love how you lived up to who Connie always knew you were..." Kate Langbroek said.
While Michala Banas added: "So proud of you my brilliant friend. This is a f---ing incredible achievement. Love you loads."
"Today I stand tall."
Samuel's long-term goal has seen him put his acting career on hold, as he focused all of his energy on raising funds.
He returned to television earlier this year to compete on Dancing With The Stars Australia, which resulted in him winning an extra $50,000 for the charity.
"I've just said no to a big role in something with a really big star because I'm going on a fundraising tour after DWTS," he told TV WEEK at the time.
The actor revealed that, once he hit his goal, he would consider returning to our screens.
"Hopefully I'll get another offer like that, but I won't be looking for it," he says. "If something special pops up, I'll think about it. Having said that, it still feels as unlikely as it ever has!"
Congratulations to Samuel and the Love Your Sister team on reaching their goal!

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