You can probably understand why Nathan Steffel didn’t want to remember his daughter like this. But he didn’t have much choice.
“Since she was in the hospital her whole life we never were able to get a photo without all her tubes,” he wrote this week on Reddit. His daughter died in a Cincinnati children’s hospital while awaiting a liver transplant.
Steffel would rather have a picture of Sophia without the tubes but there was one problem: He doesn’t know how to use Photoshop very well.
No problem. The world, contrary to reports, is overflowing with decency.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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