in CASE you missed it…GOOD NEWS STORY OF THE DAY (VIDEO)

in CASE you missed it…GOOD NEWS STORY OF THE DAY (VIDEO)

in CASE you missed it…GOOD NEWS STORY OF THE DAY (VIDEO)

8-Year-Old Honors Deceased Military Dad With Heartbreakingly Beautiful Gesture

Eight-year-old Myles Eckert was in an Ohio Cracker Barrel parking lot with his family on their way to lunch when he found a $20 bill. Like most kids his age (or really anyone who found it of any age), he began thinking about what he wanted to spend it on. He thought about buying a video game but that thought changed when he saw a soldier in uniform.

Myles’s father, Army Sgt. Andy Eckert, was killed in Iraq five weeks before he was born. He never got to meet his dad, but he thinks of him all the time. And in his father’s honor, Myles decided to not only give the soldier he saw the money, but a note.

 

About Matt Case

Seattle native and Edmonds own Matt Case has had a passion for radio from a young age. He now imparts that love onto school kids recording "Today's Word of Encouragement" for the daily feature on air. "Inspiring and planting the seeds of future broadcasters, having some fun, and encouraging kids is what it's all about". His travels to Africa, Israel, Europe, and Central America have further fueled his love of community. Locally Matt has worked with Seattle's Union Gospel Mission as an advocate for the homeless and serving at the Emergency Family Shelter.

3 comments

  1. Harold Meyerson seems to be a centrist minded opiner, his articles appearing frequently in the Washington Post. He is pretty good at laying the facts out there for the reader. Today, he warmed my heart with an article touching on the relationship between income inequality and globalisation.

  2. very good post

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