The Power of Love or “I Need You like I Need a Cure for Cancer”

December 14, 2010

Seriously, this is one of those great stories that was just meant to be shared and shared and shared!  I do hope you’ll pass it along too!

Was reading my friend Emma’s Facebook post talking about Oprah’s visit to Sydney.  One of Emma’s friends named Bethany commented below the post that Oprah had given her brother $250,000.  Of course that peaked my interest, so I inquired with Bethany about the story.  Here’s what I found out about Bethany’s brother Kristian:

Turns out the Kristian (who has cancer) made a beautiful video as a thank you and birthday present for his wife Rachel.  The video got quite a bit of viral publicity because it had the New Zealand Prime Minister and Hugh Jackman in it.  Oprah’s crew caught wind of it and invited to be on the show.  And then, in perfect Oprah form, she presented their family with a $250,000 check so that they could all take the year off and get well!

Here’s the video:

Here’s a link to the family’s BLOGSITE

Now tell me that isn’t a great story!!  Man professes love for wife –> Oprah is moved –> Family gets time to bond and heal

Remember y’all, everything we put out into the world creates reverberations and we never know how those waves are going to impact other people and eventually come back to us.  Is there anything you’ve been holding out on creating that is ready to be released into the world???  Cuz now’s the perfect time!

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  1. Chris says:

    Tears in my morning coffee as I watch this. So beautiful.

  2. sarahlynn60 says:

    I know, isn’t love stunning?!

  3. tanisha says:


  4. Carly says:

    Thank you for sharing this – I needed it!

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