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#1 of 14 Mike Frezon

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Posted June 19 2009 - 08:40 AM

Nice job by Disney/Pixar. Posted Image

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

What a beautiful young girl. How sad.

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#2 of 14 Ockeghem

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Posted June 19 2009 - 09:12 AM

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....

#3 of 14 James_Kiang

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Posted June 19 2009 - 09:26 AM

Thanks - I needed to get...dust in my eye right now Posted Image.

#4 of 14 DavidJ

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Posted June 19 2009 - 09:51 AM

It's awfully dusty here too...strange coincidence.

#5 of 14 Richard Travale

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Posted June 19 2009 - 12:58 PM

Weird, that dust made it's way to Canada too.

Heart warming and heart breaking at the same time.
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Posted June 19 2009 - 02:10 PM

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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#7 of 14 BrianW

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Posted June 19 2009 - 02:44 PM

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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#8 of 14 Cruz

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Posted June 19 2009 - 07:50 PM

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 of 14 Aaron Silverman

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Posted June 23 2009 - 06:13 AM

Nice story.

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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.

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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#10 of 14 Matt^Brown

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Posted June 23 2009 - 07:45 AM

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Originally Posted by Aaron Silverman
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?

In my expereince which has been three times now, hospice has been great.
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#11 of 14 BrettV

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Posted June 23 2009 - 08:30 AM

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

#12 of 14 Carlo Medina

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Posted June 23 2009 - 08:46 AM

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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#13 of 14 Matt Butler

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Posted June 23 2009 - 09:47 AM

Pixar rules and is a class act!

Sad and touching story. Got "dusty" here as well.
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#14 of 14 Bob McLaughlin

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Posted June 24 2009 - 06:44 AM

Geez Mike, I'm just about blubbering over my keyboard. That really hit home. Death sucks.
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