Story That Is Difficult To Make Fun Of Contains Quote That Is Pretty Much The Same As What Sandra Bullock Says In “The Blind Side”
So CBS News runs this AP story with a headline that makes you read it more than once. “Bridge Collapse Widow Adopts Haitian Twins.” And, yeah, yeah, you’re already like, come on! And sure enough, yes, Minnesotan Betsy Sathers lost her husband of ten months, Scott, when the Minneapolis freeway bridge collapsed into the Mississippi River in 2007. And she thought she was pregnant at the time, but then her sorrow was compounded when she found out she was not. She didn’t know if she ever wanted to get married again, but she knew she wanted to be a mother. So she started the process to adopt a child from Haiti last year. In August, she learned she’d been assigned boy-girl twins. She made three trips to Port-Au-Prince to visit them as paperwork went through, the last one on January 1. Eleven days, later, when the earthquake hit, she didn’t know whether or not they survived. They did, thank God, and were flown to Florida, where Sathers picked up the 22nd. “I don’t think I rescued them,” Sathers said of her twin two-year-olds, Ross and Alyse. “I feel like if anything, they’ve rescued me.” Come on!