November 12, 2008, 11:31 am


Remember the Toland family?

It started over at Grunt Doc, picked up some steam at Dr. Anonymous’ radio show when Kevin Haynes called in with the story of Staff Sergeant Toland. I wrote about them here.

Well, they made their trip to Disneyworld and the family had their Princess dinner with Cinderella.

Now they are home.

And if you would like to know what your generosity helped build during the week they were gone , it’s all right here on CNN:

Dying Soldier Gets His Wish

If you can watch that video without getting teary eyed, you are a stronger person than I!


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