A Positive Surprise in Tough Times


It’s been a tough few years for the Rodriguez children. Both their parents died of cancer. But twenty-year-old Samantha stepped up and began raising her five siblings alone.   Their community got together and donated a new car to the struggling family.

A gift for a Family Going Through Tough Times

May your days be filled with blessings.

With love,


Photo Credit: Robert Collins via Unsplash.com

Story Credit: WTOL 11 via Leo @ Not All News is Bad


About russtowne

I'm awed by the beauty of nature and the power of love and gratitude. Some of my favorite sensory experiences include waves crashing on rocky shores, waterways in ancient redwood and fern-filled forests, and rain. My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren. I manage a wealth management firm that I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of approximately 60 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children.
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6 Responses to A Positive Surprise in Tough Times

  1. It is good when people come together to help others

  2. Denise Hisey says:

    I read about this family. Wish we had more of these stories on the front page… ❤️

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