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I saw this video in November and put it away to post later. Here it is.
This video brought tears to my eyes. Dying children and people being generous have that effect on me.
Here’s some of the transcript:
Dying Boy’s Wish Feeds The Homeless
Monday November 24, 2008 9pm ET
An 11 year old leukemia patient inspires food drives across the country
A young boy in Seattle, terminally ill … one dying wish …
but, he needed some help to make that wish come true …
11 year old Brendon Foster … didn’t ask for an expensive toy …
“I was getting back from a clinic appointment … homeless people …”
decided to focus all his remaining energy on feeding the homeless …
“then, I thought, I should get them something … they’re probably starving …”
He was too weak to do it himself, but his determination caught on …
His story touched people so deeply it spread
inspiring food drives … Los Angeles, Pensacola, a school Ohio
“’tis the season to give” …
In just two weeks … raised tens of thousands of dollars
brought in truck loads of donations … he’s left a legacy and he’s 11 …
he’s done more than most people ever even dream of doing
just by making a wish and speaking his mind …
he lived long enough to see it before dying in his mother’s arms Friday morning.
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