Hope for the Holidays

Hope For The Holidays 12.22.16.

Today you helped the Emmanuel Family & Child Development Center in Kansas City. Tomorrow...you will have helped put smiles on the daces of 300 kids. Isn't that amazing? Thank you, Kansas City! http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article122232214.html
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Hope For The Holidays 12.21.16

12/21/2016 Dear Johnny, Hi, my name is Jessica. I'm 37 and have 4 beautiful children, ages 16-7. 7 years ago I gave birth to my youngest daughter, Kyela, who was born with a rare genetic disorder called Conradi Hunnerman. It's a very rare disorder that’s a form of dwarfism and severely affected her...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.20.16

12/20/2016 Dear Johnny, In January my husband and I found out we were having twins and were overjoyed. We also have two other boys, Dakota (4) and Zayden (1). March 17th we got our first sonogram and that’s when we knew we were having twins. Two days later, on March 19th, my husband was in a car...
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Hope for the Holidays 12.19.16.

12/19/2016 Dear Johnny, I’m not even sure how to start this, as we have never had to ask for anything before. We are a family of 4 and my youngest son suffers with two different disorders, narcolepsy and cataplexy. He is 12 years old, so this has made life a bit rough for him. His 13th birthday is...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.16.16.

12/16/2016 Dear Johnny, As I try to write this I don't know where to even start. I have three teenagers, all who are great kids that go to school and work and are my world. They are the reason I wake up and do it every morning no matter how hard it is. One of my kids is not my biological child, but...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.13.16.

12/13/2016 Dear Johnny, I have never really been one to ask for help, however this year has been extremely hard on my family. I have been working two jobs and my husband works full time and stays with our child while I work. Normally I can pick up extra shifts to help make ends meet, but recently...
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Hope for the Holidays 12.12.16.

12/12/2016 Dear Johnny, I know you may never read this, but I hope you do. I have been a faithful 98.9 listener for many years, my family as well. I am a freshman and junior teacher at Topeka High School. We are a historically impoverished school, with a staggering 80% poverty rate among many...
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Hope for the Holidays 12.09.16.

12/09/2016 Dear Johnny, I am writing to you because this summer I started falling in a rough spot. I was working a great job and thought I had everything going right for me. In May, my daughter started getting very sick every day. I had to start missing work, going to and from Children’s mercy and...
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Hope For the Holidays 12.07.16.

12/07/2016 Dear Johnny, My name is Sarah and I am a single mother to two very amazing kids. My oldest, boston, is 9 and struggles with Tourette Syndrome. I bought a house in a smaller town where we have family to try to make things easier for him. The night before his first day of school, August...
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Hope For The Holidays 12.06.16

12/06/2016 Dear Johnny, My name is Jennifer. I have three amazing daughters. They are 13, 9 and 2. I have been married to my husband for 14 years and this year has been a struggle for us. We both work, but I had to have surgery in July to have my gallbladder removed and had to miss 6 weeks of work...
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