Case in point: Anni Welborne and her family are dear friends that John and I've never met. We've exchanged actual snail mail (gasp!) and her daughter Pinkie is a regular here in the comment section. In fact, John designed our My Little Pony 'Bot pin specifically for Pinkie; she got the very first pins long before we offered them for sale.
So yesterday when Anni shared this about her other daughter, Stacy, my heart soared. It's exactly the kind of thing I want to shine a spotlight on here on Epbot: the kind of joy and triumph and inspiration that makes me think maybe everything's gonna be OK in the world, you know?
Plus it involves The Greatest Showman, and you know how I feel about that. :D
Anni's given me permission to share this publicly, so here, come cry and sing and renew your faith in humanity with me:
Anni's not the only one a bit soggy after that update. Oh my heart!
This morning Anni posted a follow-up, this time with video. I won't embed the video (YouTube will just yank it for copyright) but here's her update:
So is your heart singing yet? C'mon, let's all join Stacy for the next round: