Shaw set up a GoFundMe page to help raise money.
None of my success felt sufficient to honor my parents’ gift of life in America. I treated mistakes as mortal sins, as evidence that something was wrong with me.
"Now I can write letters to my boyfriends,” she said with a laugh. The Internet laughed along with her.
More people across the country are hiring professional cuddlers for nonsexual touching sessions. “Most clients are under some level of duress: anxiety, stress, loss or need,” says the co-founder of one company.
Her son approached her and said, “Would you like to go to the prom with me? I think it would be dope. I think you deserve it.”
The joy she found in her rescue dog provided the inspiration
“I got over a hundred packages at my house. We’d sometimes get two, three, four a day,” said the woman who coordinated the birthday surprise.
Michael and Laurin Bank were married, as planned, on March 24.
Several weeks into the search, my son's anxiety was palpable, and I was starting to lose faith in humanity. Then I received an email.
"Her family blessed me w/EVERYTHING I needed,” wrote Chris French, who met the grieving parents in the hospital.