Those of you that have been reading me for a while may recall my involvement with The Courtney Jones Care and Cure Foundation. Long story short, I was working an event for pediatric cancer and I met Alisha there. We immediately bonded and it certainly didn’t hurt that we live about two miles apart. Well, the pandemic has slowed things, but I am her Volunteer Coordinator (who has done little to nothing yet because of COVID). We are getting reenergized and in doing so, the following story ran recently on our local TV station.
If you do nothing else today, please watch this.
If you have a pulse, make sure you have a tissue handy.
If you can spare a dime, please help out.
I will be bringing an interview with Alisha soon. I understand this is off-topic, so to speak, for the blog. Except that it is on-topic, because this is about simply being human beings and loving each other. If you have one of those days where you feel yourself complaining, go back and watch this and things will get back into perspective for you. Nothing hurts more than the loss of a child, nothing hurts more that a mother losing her child. It is admirable that Alisha has been able to turn that loss into a gain for the world.
She and I had coffee last week and it was wonderful for me! She gets me and I would do anything for her. I have to laugh, it bothers her that when we do the fundraising gala, Kandi will be unable to attend (I’ll be there). Too close to home. Alisha, believe me, I wish Kandi could come….
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