Saturday, June 20, 2009

Tear Jerker

I have to share this, because this made me well up and cry one paragraph in. I haven't even read the whole thing it would destroy me.

"Pixar grants girl's dying wish to see 'Up'

Colby Curtin, a 10-year-old with a rare form of cancer, was staying alive for one thing – a movie.

From the minute Colby saw the previews to the Disney-Pixar movie Up,

she was desperate to see it. Colby had been diagnosed with vascular cancer

about three years ago, said her mother, Lisa Curtin, and at the beginning of this month it became apparent that she

would die soon and was too ill to be moved to a theater to see the film.

After a family friend made frantic calls to Pixar to help grant Colby her dying wish, Pixar came to the rescue


The company flew an employee with a DVD of U

p, which is only in theaters, to the Curtins’ Huntington Beach home on June 10 for a private viewing of the movie.

The animated movie begins with scenes showing the evolution of a relationship

between a husband and wife. After losing his wife in old age, the now grumpy

man deals with his loss by attaching thous

ands of balloons to his house, flying into the sky,

and going on an adventure with a little boy.

Colby died about seven hours after seeing the film."

Take out your napkins, I'll leave the rest up to you guys.

Rest In Peace.