"At times like these, you have two choices -- you can report bad news or you can make good news."
Alexis and I were snuggled up on the couch watching the movie "Yes, Virginia" when a character uttered those words.
Make good news it is.
136 people worked together to do this.
Lest you think there is some optical illusion stuff at work, that toy mountain was deeeeep.
Here's a kid in front of it to create a little perspective for you.
You did that. YOU.
Some of it came in $1 at a time, but there were also donations for $1000. It all made a difference. Some people paid for things off of an Amazon Wish List, others trusted me to make their money turn into magic.
So that's what I did. I used a little internet magic to make some real life magic for dozens of kids who have unfortunately stared violence in the face.
The kids of Center for Victims are going to have a very merry Christmas, as are the kids at Alle-Kiski Area HOPE Center.
Thanks for making some good news, especially today.
The grand total for Christmas Crazy 2012 is coming. First I have to do a little of that weird thing they call "math."