Scott Widak, 47, has Down syndrome and is terminally ill with liver disease. To cope with his uncle's challenging situation, Widak’s nephew, Sean O’Connor, turned to the Reddit community to see if anyone would be interested in sending a letter to his uncle. O’Connor then included a link to a news article about Widak and his art
, along with two photos of him and his mother, a P.O. box address and a few things he’s interested in, like Johnny Cash. Following the post
, Widak received hundreds of letters from all over the world
. From Mashable: a story of random acts of kindness.
posted by Potomac Avenue
on May 15, 2012 -