When Alianna was in the hospital 11 years ago I had one person that helped me through everything. She was my rock, my confidant, my greatest ally. My Mom. She stepped up and took care of Dakotah for me, traveled back and forth to John’s Hopkins to help me when Alianna was in the PICU and she held me when I cried. I don’t think I would have made it through that time without my Mom’s unwavering support. A lot of people would say “So what, she is your Mom, she had to do that.” No. She didn’t. She didn’t have to put her whole life on hold for a month and a half to help me. She didn’t have to run me to countless doctors appointments, fix dinner for us, or anything else. But she did and that is what makes my Mom my hero. It isn’t just me she helps. She helps countless others with small ( and big) gestures. She leaves a mark on peoples lives and I would give anything to be just 1/8th of the human being she is.
Disney’s newest movie “The Finest Hours” wants to know about someone that helped you. You can leave your 100 word story on their Tumblr page. Not only will you give that person the recognition they deserve but you will also be entered for a chance to win a trip to Hawaii! What better way to thank someone for helping you?
The Finest Hours
A heroic action-thriller, “The Finest Hours” is the remarkable true story of the most daring rescue mission in the history of the Coast Guard. Presented in Digital 3D™, Real D 3D and IMAX® 3D, the film will transport audiences to the heart of the action, creating a fully-immersive cinematic experience on an epic scale. On February 18, 1952, a massive nor’easter struck New England, pummeling towns along the Eastern seaboard and wreaking havoc on the ships caught in its deadly path, including the SS Pendleton, a T-2 oil tanker bound for Boston, which was literally ripped in half, trapping more than 30 sailors inside its rapidly-sinking stern. As the senior officer on board, first assistant engineer Ray Sybert (Casey Affleck) soon realizes it is up to him to take charge of the frightened crew and inspire the men to set aside their differences and work together to ride out one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast. Meanwhile, as word of the disaster reaches the U.S. Coast Guard station in Chatham, Massachusetts, Warrant Officer Daniel Cluff (Eric Bana) orders a daring operation to rescue the stranded men. Despite overwhelming odds, four men, led by Coast Guard Captain Bernie Webber (Chris Pine), set out in a wooden lifeboat with an ill-equipped engine and little, if any, means of navigation, facing frigid temperatures, 60-foot high waves and hurricane-force winds.