Sunday bonfire at the riv (Taken with Instagram)
First ever bonfire in our backyard. #loves (Taken with Instagram)
peonies (Taken with Instagram)
Great night on the riv! (Taken with instagram)
This is such a special story!
Scott Widak and his family recently received the greatest gift anyone in their situation could receive — a viral act of encouragement and kindness from complete strangers.
The 47-year-old Widak has Down syndrome and is terminally ill with liver disease. His nephew, Sean O’Connor, turned to the Reddit community to see if anyone would be willing to send his uncle a letter.
“One of my uncle’s favorite things to do is open mail, and I thought that if he got a lot of mail it would cheer him up,” says O’Connor.
The results are astounding, with letters coming in from all over the globe, containing well wishes, artwork, keepsakes, and other mementos.
Read the full story here.
Me talking about my favorite topic (social media) at my favorite building at my alma mater (Murphy Hall). Great discussion with grad students graduating this spring.
Spyder Trap’s Social Media Manager Liz Tunheim and Project Manager Jamie Jacobsen recently spoke to grad students from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota on social media and mobile.