These Parents Lost Their Son In a Tragedy, But They Made Sure His Memory Lives On For a Great Cause

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1D–N-v2p0

By Anne Cacherell

On October 27, 2012, while everyone was busy preparing for the coming of hurricane Sandy, a tragedy struck Specht family as they lost their youngest member in a tragic drowning incident in their backyard pond.

To return the outpouring love and support they received from their neighbors & friends after the tragedy and to honor the memory of their 22-month old son Richard Edwin-Ehmer Specht, Rich and Samantha Specht created ReesSpecht Life Foundation. Their primary mission is to make the world a better place and remind people about the importance of community, compassion and respect.

They also have scholarship programs and an awareness campaign using ReesSpecht Life Cards that promotes a pay-it-forward system. Possession of the card carries a solemn promise to continue doing random acts of kindness.

Learn more about their foundation by watching the video.

Have you ever done any random act of kindness in your life? How did the experience make you feel? Share with us your thoughts.

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