Pixar Grants Girl’s Dying Wish With Home Viewing of ‘Up’

Annie Burris, reporting for The Orange County Register:

Colby Curtin, a 10-year-old with a rare form of cancer, was staying alive for one thing — a movie. From the minute Colby saw the previews to the Disney-Pixar movie Up, she was desperate to see it. Colby had been diagnosed with vascular cancer about three years ago, said her mother, Lisa Curtin, and at the beginning of this month it became apparent that she would die soon and was too ill to be moved to a theater to see the film.

After a family friend made frantic calls to Pixar to help grant Colby her dying wish, Pixar came to the rescue.

This story choked me up more than Up itself did. Excuse me while I go give my boy a hug while he sleeps.

Friday, 19 June 2009