kindness

Faith/Religion
9:32 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Speaker at Governor's Prayer Breakfast calls for year of kindness

College students involved with the Governor's Student Leadership Forum on Faith and Values stand in prayer during the Governor's Prayer Breakfast on Jan. 9, 2014.
Kellie Moore, ColumbiaFAVS.com

Hal Donaldson remembers the day well: It was August of 1969, and he was 12 years old. His parents were off to a business meeting, and Donaldson and his three siblings were home with a babysitter.

But his parents never made it to that meeting. On the way there, their car was hit by a drunk driver.

A policeman came to the house, and neighbors crowded around as the officer told Donaldson and his siblings the news: Their father had been killed, and their mother, severely injured.

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