Nov 16, 2009

Feedback from an old story of mine

Something very nice happened last week I wanted to tell you all about.

I received a very nice email from a guy named Gary that said he had found an old post I did about the plane crash of the Wichita State football team.

Here is a snippet from his email:

I ran across a blog you wrote last December about the WSU plane crash.  As difficult as it was to read through that – especially the ending – I do appreciate you taking the time to do so. 

You see, my six sisters and I lost our parents in that crash. Just recently there was a documentary done on the crash by a Wichita TV station. It certainly stirred a number of things in my heart, and as I have been looking at some additional things on the web I came across what you wrote.

Well, just a simple thanks to you – and to your dad for his help and support in a very difficult situation years ago. God bless you.

Wow. I can't imagine losing both of your parents like that! So I responded to him to thank him for his email, and he answered back that a local PBS station had produced a documentary about the crash, and his sister was interviewed in it. He sent a link to it, and I wanted to share it with you:
http://www.kpts.org/wsucrash.php

Scroll down to the videos and check some of them out. They are short clips, stories from some of the people affected by the crash.

5 comments:

  1. see you never know how or when you will effect another person.
    i know that you do it more than you are aware of.

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  2. That's so nice when you receive an unexpected thank you like that.

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  3. Proof positive that we do what we do because we love it!

    What a wonderful feeling,Chris. Congrats

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  4. Amazing what a blog post will do.

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