There are still good people out there. (Video Added!!!)

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I'll start by saying that my oldest daughter Skylar has cerebral palsy and is in a wheelchair. She is four years old and is so far unable to walk, crawl, or talk. She is able to communicate through sign language and always has a smile for visitors and family.

Yesterday a group from State Bank and Trust, a local bank in Fargo, ND, built a wheelchair ramp at our house. We were the recipients of a program called pay it forward which was based on Oprah's pay it forward program. Each employee at the company was given $1000 to help anybody they chose. A group of individuals put together their money and heard about Skylar through a friend of a friend of a friend and now we have this ramp.

We are very appreciative and I am glad to say that there are still people in this world that actually care about others.
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That is really a great thing to do. Hats off to them
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That is awesome! =D>

Thanks for the post, It made my day!

You are right, There are some decent people still out there.
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Post by alumacraftjoe »

Great post! Nice to know there are still some good people out there!
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Post by G3_Guy »

Wow... that is an awesome getsture! May the Lord bless them for their kindness.
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Thanks for sharing this great story - God bless
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Post by Waterwings »

That's fantastic! Great to hear about some really good things going-on in this world. :)
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A very heartwarming story...thanks for sharing.
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Post by JustFishN »

That is totally awesome!!! I'm glad to see that "pay it forward" is being done in others parts of the states. My son just graduated from Middle School and his new principal started a "pay it forward" program with the kids and it is totally awesome. They raise money for the elderly and they just spend time helping families that need it. Congrats on your new ramp and the opportunity to be included in such a wonderful thing!!

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Post by Pinball »

Looks like they did a real nice job on the ramp. I bet it makes life a little easier for you. Take care and wish your family well.

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Post by BassAddict »

=D> =D> =D> Thanks for shareing, you really dont hear enough about the good that people do for each other, you usually only hear about the uglynes there is in society
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Thanks for the story, I wish the best for you and your family.

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Post by natetrack »

I am resurrecting my old thread to give everybody some new news. People Magazine was at our house today for a photo shoot of my family for the story they are doing about the bank that provided the ramp for us. The magazine is going to be available in about two weeks.

Sorry, but i feel like the parent of a celebrity. :D
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Awesome


Thanks for bringing this back up - I will look for the magazine
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Post by BLK fisher »

That is very touching. Thanks for sharing.

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