Thank you Mattie for your story and wonderful example of love and kindness also thank you Eve Silberman and John Hilton at the Ann Arbor Observer for telling Mattie's story.It is even more special that her story appears on this Special Inaugural Day 2009
We liked reading your story, Mattie. We know you like doing good in the world. We are thankful to be your neighbors.
This story is an inspiration regardless of one's race or gender. We each encounter opportunities to show compassion and kindness in situations where it take courage to do so, when it is not the easy choice to make. Thank you, Mattie, for sharing your story.