To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE


SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

This Vice-Principal Should Get an Award for Compassion After Fulfilling a Grandma's Dying Wish in the Most Amazing Way

News Staff : May 18, 2017  CBN News

"For this to happen, it was a miracle." -Clinton Vest

(Houston, TX)—[CBNNews.com] All Clinton Vest wanted was for his dying grandma to watch him walk the stage for his graduation from Kingwood Park High School. (Photo via KHOU.com)

A rare form of cancer left her bedridden and fighting to stay alive. 

"It was awful," Vest told KHOU News.  "She's like my mom, so it was the worst thing ever."

So, the school decided to bring the graduation to the ailing grandma.
 
"I told them I could get some things together, a diploma and be over within an hour," said Assistant Principal Mark Ruffin.

Vest fulfilled his grandmother's dying wish by receiving his diploma in front of his grandmother in her hospital room. 

"I had the biggest smile on my face. It was amazing," Vest said. "She saw me in the cap and gown, and she was staring at us, and she knew what was happening. That was the best part. She knew what was going on."

Grandma used all her strength to show her grandson that she was proud of him.

"She had enough energy to clap and say congratulations and everything," Vest said. "For this to happen, it was a miracle." (Screengrab via KHOU.com)

Just three days later, she died. 

"It was all she wanted before she passed, it was everything to her," Vest said.

The principal said it wasn't a request he heard every day but he's glad he got to be a part of fulfilling her dying wish. 

"It was not a call that we get every day. It caught me off guard. The gravity of the situation hits you when you hang up the phone and realize what other people are dealing with," Ruffin said. 

"For the time that we were there, it wasn't about the illness," he continued. "It wasn't about the sadness. It was about Vest and that moment for him and his grandma."







SHARE THIS ARTICLE Printer friendly version of this page

To receive daily emails from Breaking Christian News to your inbox CLICK HERE

Other Recent Articles from Breaking Christian News

US Recommends a 'Pause' in Administering the Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine Due to Blood Clots

'They Can Take Our Facility, But We'll Just Find Another One': Canadian Church Goes Underground; Pastor Coates Leads from a Secret Location

A New Strategy to pass the Born-Alive Protection Act: How You Can Take Action

Alveda King: Voter ID Denial, Slavery and Abortion Are Identity Theft

More Than 30 States Now Considering Bills to Ban Sexually Confused Boys from Girls Sports

'This Means Everything': Sean Feucht Receives William J. Seymour Award at 2021 Azusafest; Reports ALS Sufferers Getting Out of Wheelchairs

Très Bien!: New Openness to the Gospel in France

'She's Unbelievable!': Baby Girl Miraculously Survives to Hug Twin Brother

Supreme Court Rules to Lift California's Restrictions on Bible Studies, Prayer Meetings in Private Homes

Rep. Dan Crenshaw Asking for Prayers after Undergoing Emergency Eye Surgery

PRAY: Iran Vows Revenge against Israel as Attack Inflicts 9 Months of Damage on Iran's Nuclear Program

Republicans Block Biden's Sending of $150 Million to Palestinians

'We Believe God Is More Powerful': Burma People Stand against Attacks With Faith

CNN and MSNBC Contributor Midwin Charles Passes Away at Just 47 after Receiving Pfizer's Covid Vaccine

Scientists from Oxford, Harvard, and Princeton Talked COVID and Face Masks with Gov. DeSantis; YouTube Deleted It

Carrie Underwood's 'My Savior' Album Tops 4 Billboard Charts

This Texas Bill Would Give Preborn Children a Voice, and Legal Representation in Court

Judge Strikes Down Kansas Ban on Dismemberment Abortions

Britain's Prince Philip Dies at 99

ADF: NY Photographer Challenges State Law that Forces Artists to Supply Artwork for LGBTQ Weddings



Search the Articles Archives

Keyword:  
Author:  
Words Posted On:  
Day Month Year



BCN Plus

An BCN Paid Advertisement
An BCN Paid Advertisement
Follow BCN on Twitter
Are You Praying for Our Government Leaders?
BCN Staff

Steve Shultz
Steve Shultz, Managing Editor
Founder and Owner


Aimee Herd
Aimee Herd, Editor


BCN Plus
Are You Praying for President Trump?
 
 

All articles on this site and emails from BCN are copyrighted property of Breaking Christian News. Permission is given to link to, or share a BCN story if proper attribution is given to both the original writer and summarizer of the story. Breaking Christian News 2005-2019. All Rights Reserved.


Breaking Christian News is a division of Elijah List Publications, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Disclaimer: Articles and links, as well as the source articles linked to; do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Breaking Christian News.

editor@breakingchristiannews.com