Here’s your daily moment of sweetness.
In New Hampshire, high school seniors spent some of the year raising the $8,000 it would take for a class trip to the Adirondacks of New York, part of the perk of being a high school senior.
Then they found out their principal, Courtney Vashaw, has cancer. They canceled the trip and gave her the money to help pay for her treatment.
“Every one of us has a connection with her, and she has given so much to us that we just wanted to give back,” said Christopher Sirois, the senior class president.
About the blogger
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.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.