Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Granting a Wish to Farm

Teen Comes a Few Cows Closer to Dream

We first told you about fifteen-year-old Dylan Crabb last month, who's battling leukemia and wished for cows to help build a dairy farm.

Now his mother, Lori Crabb, can’t believe her eyes. No, it’s not because there’s cows on the front lawn of an Eau Claire home: It’s the fact that the people giving cows to her son Dylan are perfect strangers.

"I thought it was just great. That really impressed me, and I guess we just thought from that, that we should help them."

Meet Emil Rinaldi, the man who owns the aforementioned lawn with the cows. Rinaldi doesn’t know the Crabb family, but was touched by the fifteen-year-old leukemia patient's wish to milk cows.

"I saw it on the news and I wanted to help," says Rinaldi. Read More

Dylan Crabb was granted a wish because of his fight with leukemia. His wish was to get some dairy cows so he could be a farmer someday. Several local farmers helped fulfill Dylan’s wish by donating some dairy cattle for him. Despite his illness, Dylan is still focused on his true passion in life, and that is farming. The agriculture family is lucky to have you on board Dylan, and good luck to you.

1 comment:

lightninboy said...

If CAFO dairies provided all the milk in the U.S., there would be no such small dairy farms, would there?