Posts filed under: Why We’re Here

When Anne Tuck was pregnant with her daughter, she would go to a nearby brook of water, rub her belly, and sing to her unborn child. “She would always calm down there,” Anne says. It’s why she named her “Brooke.”...
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After the initial shock of a drunk driving crash, one of the hardest things a family has to deal with is the court process.  There can often be delays before charges are even brought against an offender, as law enforcement...
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Nick Willhoit was that kid everybody loved.  He grew up in a small town community in Atwood, Tennessee – a place where everybody knew everyone.  He had gone to kindergarten with most of the students in his high school graduating...
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The Scheib family has always been very close - even with extended family. Kelly Scheib says that growing up, they did everything together: cookouts, camping, etc. Kelly's older sister, Keri, was the life of the party....
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Melody was a compassionate 22-year-old with a promising future.  She was a junior at Union University in Jackson, TN, majoring in Elementary Education.  But, she had already been offered a position with Memphis City Schools and Memphis City hospitals to...
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Drew Missildine was a sweet little 3-year-old boy who loved Elmo and Jesus!  He adored his Sunday School teacher, Miss Imogene.  He would tell her, “Miss I’gene, your gorgeous!”  When his mom, Melody, was working on a project at church, Drew...
Kara was supposed to have been an October baby.  Her parents, Roy and Millie, had already begun prepping their firstborn, Lori, for what it would mean to be a big sister.  The family was excited about her upcoming arrival when they headed out for...
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A tow-headed blonde with an adorable smile:  Mitchell “Mitch” Pewitt, Jr., was loved by the whole family!  He spent lots of time with his Uncle Roy and Aunt Millie.  He was an energetic 19-month-old and he loved their daughter, Lori,...
Lori Webb was a sweet little 4-year-old with pigtails.  She was supposed to have had a sleepover that late summer night with grandparents, but she told her Nannie that she “better not spend the night because mommy and daddy might...
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Millie Webb never asked for this story.  She didn’t care if she got to shake hands with the President.  She wasn’t looking to inspire thousands of people.  She didn’t care about being on TV or radio and she had no...