Recently, Olga Sehhat, owner of Straw Hat Pizza in Rancho Cordova, CA, played an integral role in an outpouring of generosity from the community towards a Folsom boy recovering from aplastic anemia, a life-threatening blood disorder that is a rare form of leukemia.
The story made headlines when Brandon Burkey's Make-A-Wish gift, a big-screen TV, was stolen from his bedroom. And thanks to do-gooders like Olga, Burkey is smiling these days. A group of Northern California Best Buy owners rallied and installed and mounted a new 42-inch Samsung TV for Brandon. Girl Scout and Brownie troops replaced his X-Box and X-Box games, and Olga, all but guaranteed Burkey's possessions are safe from now on when she purchased a state-of-the-art security system for the Burkey household.
It's always inspiring to read about ordinary people connecting to help each other.
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