Tag Archives: hospital

Four Generations of Love

Thomas hugs, delights, and entertains, his Great Grandpa Fukuda who is back in the hospital but coming home later today. With Love, Russ Advertisements

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Being There

The story below touched me on multiple levels and I am grateful to Forever Awezome for posting it. I don’t know whether this story is true or not. I WANT it to be true, and believe that so many kindnesses … Continue reading

Posted in Choices, Commitment, Compassion, Connection/Connecting, Duty, Goodness, Heroes, Making the World a Better Place, My Beliefs, Stories That Touched Me | Tagged , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

All Heroes To Me

These people are all heroes to me. They are window washers at a children’s hospital in Pittsburgh. Can you imagine what it would feel like to be seriously ill and see Spiderman, Superman, or Batman right outside your window, waving … Continue reading

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You Are A Star

I mentioned yesterday that I planned to find a few young children who have life-threatening long-term illnesses and are bed-ridden or hospitalized for extended periods and create (hopefully) uplifting and inspiring personalized songs for them that they and their parents … Continue reading

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Winnie The Pooh Is Calling For You!

I just read a Good Tribe Facebook post that they appear to have found at youjustlearned.com that brought a smile to my face. It said that Jim Cummings, the voice of Winnie the Pooh, calls sick children who are in … Continue reading

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A Bad Day at the “Office”

When our 21 year-old daughter came home from her park ranger intern job last night she looked physically and emotionally drained, and I became concerned. She came up and hugged me for a long time. I haven’t had a, “I … Continue reading

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The Bond

I just finished writing a letter (the old-fashioned pen-and-ink kind) to a man who is about as different from me as two people can be. He got involved with drugs at a young age and began hanging with the wrong … Continue reading

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