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08/01/2007 03:23:06 PM · #1
Originally posted by Brad:

It's an honor to share this planet with you Billy.
With all the troubles of the world, it's a refreshing read to see so many know what is truly important in life.

Thank you for sharing this.


Amen brother. Billy, you are indeed an asset to humanity.
08/01/2007 03:20:56 PM · #2
Oh my... tears flowing here, sad, happy and proud.

Sad for the situation, knowing why this all came together so quickly. My thoughts and prayers go out to the couple and their family.

Happy that everyone was able to get there and help to make it a special day for the couple.

Proud that there is still good in this world, when so many would have us believe that we are only out for ourselves. You and Glenda, plus the other vendors, gave from your hearts, and that says more than any words can.

07/30/2007 04:12:25 PM · #3
Billy I always knew you were the nice guy of the bunch. That is great and was glad you shared with us. You are going to go very far in this business. Good things happen to good people and you are one of the best I know.
07/30/2007 02:39:38 PM · #4
It's an honor to share this planet with you Billy.
With all the troubles of the world, it's a refreshing read to see so many know what is truly important in life.

Thank you for sharing this.
07/30/2007 12:54:27 PM · #5
Wow, Can't speak, all choked up...
Thank you for doing that for the couple and thank you for sharing.

I have been doing some touch-up work on some low quality photos that were taken on by the brides young niece, the groom passed away 3 wks after the wedding. I'm doing my best.

Your story is going to make me try even harder.
07/30/2007 12:50:13 PM · #6
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07/30/2007 12:31:41 PM · #7
Wow, I really can't think of anything to say. Awesome and moving story, Billy. Thanks for sharing.
07/30/2007 12:05:04 PM · #8
What a moving story. Thanks for sharing it with us.

07/30/2007 11:59:46 AM · #9
Thank you everyone, for your words of encouragement and support. As I told some of the family members yesterday "No need to thank me; just take your own opportunity to help some one when YOU get the chance."

It seems this family has had its share of heartache recently - we also learned last night that they lost an 18 month old nephew, just last week (it is still in the local news stories). Seems there is an indication of arson, and the state is investigating. So sad.

There are days I wish to be wealthy (don't we all?) - today, I wish I could be juuuust wealthy enough to donate my small photographic skills to families such as these, on a full time basis...

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07/30/2007 10:57:02 AM · #10
beautiful... thank you for sharing this. its such a great reminder to be present to the moment and to celebrate love. service to others is the best gift we can give ourselves. peace to you, yours and the happy couple.
07/30/2007 10:50:31 AM · #11
Billy & Glenda, you are simply awesome. Kudos to you both for your act of selfless kindness and hope someday that comes back to you both ten fold.

-dave
07/30/2007 10:45:03 AM · #12
Thank you for posting this. I had a horrible last-minute call experience this weekend and was going to post about it and gripe.

I think I would rather just let this warm and sad tale of your experience stand in its stead. Thank you for sharing, I don't feel so burnt out or bitter anymore. If there are still people like you giving like this in the world, my one bad day is small bananas and there still is balance in the universe. Thank you for doing this for them. And thanks for keeping it all in perspective.

07/30/2007 10:30:34 AM · #13
Awsome! Showing others kindness and love is what life is all about. What an example you set for us and for your kids. Your photography has been truely blessed.
07/30/2007 10:29:43 AM · #14
I'm crying in my coffee...Will keep all in my prayers!
07/30/2007 10:29:42 AM · #15
What a great story, great job for going to do this with the info you were given. I hope your kindness is paid back to you someday. This is one more story of a miricale

*-Rich
07/30/2007 10:24:00 AM · #16
Congrats to you, Billy & Glenda for being such awesome people and for making that wedding day so special for the families involved. Your story, and theirs is really touching.
07/30/2007 10:21:23 AM · #17
Brilliant, no other words, SALUTE
07/30/2007 10:14:27 AM · #18
A heartwarming story. I am glad you were there for them :-)

R.
07/30/2007 09:55:47 AM · #19
Billy, you don't know how proud I was of you yesterday for how hard you worked in the heat to get the pictures for this family. While I watched you and given the circumstances of the couple, I couldn't help but think of our love for one another and how I would feel if I knew I only had a short time to live to enjoy that love. Your determination to get Vicki's Special Day captured for her was awesome!!!! I am so very proud to be a part of "Us", as a couple and as partners in our business. You amaze me over and over every day. I love you!!!
07/30/2007 08:35:52 AM · #20
There are special people in the world who redeem the mass of humanity in the hearts of people. By their unselfish acts, they let others know there is goodness and offer the hope that good will win over evil. You, sir, are one of those special people.
07/30/2007 07:15:50 AM · #21
Bravo. I hope that if I'm ever presented with an opportunity to act with such grace and class, that I do the same. Thank you for sharing.
07/30/2007 06:55:30 AM · #22
ya'll are the people that keep this world spinning in the right direction. a finer example of giving back is hard to find.
07/30/2007 06:43:59 AM · #23
Tears here also. Destiny, pure destiny. Unselfish act to be rewarded. Prayers for all.
07/30/2007 06:42:43 AM · #24
Wow, that's just an amazing story. Thanks for sharing.
07/30/2007 05:50:11 AM · #25
Damn...now you got tears from me.
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