Mitchell, by grandson, received an iPad from the Golden K Kiwanis Club of Elm Grove as part of their Autism Project on July 30.
When I attended the presentation, I thought it would just be a formality. But I was wrong. As soon as I stepped in the room and was greeted by Paul Cain, Paul Stillmank, Don Bardonner and the other Kiwanis, I could actually feel their warmth and sincerity. They looked at and spoke to Mitchell as if he were one of their own grandchildren.
Long after they've forgotten the name of a child they knew for only a moment of time, their act of kindness will be the catalyst that changed his world forever. I just hope that when they look back on their lives they realize how meaningful they've been.
I will always be grateful.
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