The creator of Operation now needs help paying for his surgery

The creator of Operation now needs help paying for his surgery
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It has been 50 years since John Spinello invented the game Operation, and now, friends and fans are raising funds for his own health care.

The 77-year-old needs $25,000 for oral surgery, but is having difficulty footing such a hefty bill, The Huffington Post says. A group of friends, also toy designers, have started a crowdfunding campaign, and Spinello is signing Operation games to raise money. In December, an original prototype of the game will be auctioned off, and will likely bring in thousands of dollars.

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