Posted by Lucy Luginbill on March 29, 2015
The tiny newborn entered the world one February day a world far different from the welcoming hands that held her. Their lives had begun years earlier, continents away. And while the joyful parents delighted in their new daughter, little did they know within not much more than a decade, she would be their lifeline.
I was born in Edmonds, Wash., in 1983 while my parents were international students at a Bible college, said Wendy Newbury of Pasco, a choir teacher at Pasco High. My dads entire goal was to get his seminary degree and my mom was in nursing school. They wanted to go back to Liberia to help their community.
Thrilled with the birth of their first child one the couple had longed for and believed was an answer to prayer Anthony and Doris Sackor divided their time between studies and parenting. By the time Wendy was 5 years old, the parents education was complete and the family was ready to return to their home in west Africa.
Posted on March 22, 2015
A Kennewick woman feels a strong nudge to visit a mother in a neighboring state who lost her son to suicide. But when doubts arise about visiting the grieving mom, Morgan Hillman still keeps her appointment and ultimately learns why.
Posted on March 8, 2015
When a Kennewick woman finds two heart-decorated river rocks at Arch Cape, Ore., she also discovers a tragic story – one filled with love and faith.
Posted on February 14, 2015
On Highway 84 outside of Baker City, Ore., Kaleb Whitby looked death in the face when two semi-trucks crushed his pickup in an early morning accident. How he survived unharmed is baffling, but not for this Mesa man.