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Cancelled Wedding Turned Feast for the Homeless

Cancelled Wedding Turned Feast for the Homeless

Feb 21, 2014-- Willie and Carol Fowler's daughter was getting ready to walk down the aisle. The wedding venue, food, and decorations were all in order. But forty days before her big day, she canceled her wedding. Willie and Carol were left with a fully paid event -- but no guests. What they did next was an unscripted act of radical kindness: they invited 200 homeless people as their honoured guests. The event, which spontaneously turned into "The First Annual Fowler Family Celebration of Love", offers a wonderful example of how this family transformed a negative into a positive in the spirit of service. (13159 reads)


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