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

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. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and the beauty of kindness and nature.
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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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