Project Description

SEEING THE COLORS OF THE RAINBOW

EmilyAWK Project Leader

Last spring, I was a senior in high school when I put in an AWK request to PEER Kindness – in support of our friend, Tyler. The idea came from our soccer coach, who wanted to gather funds to help a sweet friend, “See the Colors of the Rainbow”. I remember on our senior river trip when we went around telling the guides our names, one guide looked at Tyler and asked what his name was. Smiles spread across everyone’s faces and we all answered with, “This is Ty, and you are going to love him!” Sure enough, they did. Ty has the most genuine smile that lights up every room. He was so kind and welcoming to me when I transferred to his school. I’ll never forget that! So, a group of us presented Ty with a pair of colorcorrection glasses at our graduation ceremony. There, he received the greatest gift of all… the ability to see the colors of the rainbow.

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