Disney/Pixar grants dying girl's wish

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  1. Mike Frezon

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    Nice job by Disney/Pixar. [​IMG]

    Click HERE for story. There's a video at the bottom of the page.

    What a beautiful young girl. How sad.
     
  2. Ockeghem

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    Mike,

    Hey, thanks for sharing. That's really a poignant story.

    When I got to the part where she couldn't see the film, and was being told what was happening, it got quite cloudy in my eyes as well....
     
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    Thanks - I needed to get...dust in my eye right now [​IMG].
     
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    It's awfully dusty here too...strange coincidence.
     
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    Weird, that dust made it's way to Canada too.

    Heart warming and heart breaking at the same time.
     
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    People ask me why I love working for Disney. A company that responds like this? What's not to love.

    Must be a continent wide dust storm.
     
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    That's the saddest thing I've read in a long time.

    Pixar acted quickly and displayed a lot of class. Through their willingness to make her wish their top priority, they allowed this little girl to enrich their lives in a profound way.

    I wonder if the hospice company is aware of the extent to which they blew it? They could have been the ones to come through with a wheelchair and heroically grant a girl's dying wish. Someone just couldn't be bothered, I guess.

    But then if the hospice company had come through, she wouldn't have gotten all those wonderful stuffed animals. I bet she liked the dog the best.
     
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    It is a sad news indeed. To think that the young girl is just 10 years old and she's suffering from cancer already.
     
  9. Aaron Silverman

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    Nice story.


    I wouldn't necessarily jump to the conclusion that the hospice just blew her off. Who knows why they weren't able to help?
     
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    In my expereince which has been three times now, hospice has been great.
     
  11. BrettV

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    That is such a touching story. Props to Disney. No dust, but there seems to be a fog in my house right now.
     
  12. Carlo Medina

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    Officially dusty in SoCal as well. Man you never know what these Santa Ana conditions are going to bring...

    As if I needed another reason to respect Pixar...
     
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    Pixar rules and is a class act!

    Sad and touching story. Got "dusty" here as well.
     
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    Geez Mike, I'm just about blubbering over my keyboard. That really hit home. Death sucks.
     

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