A big thank-you to everyone

As I sat in my kitchen reading the piece that Bradley Hartsell had so eloquently and passionately pieced together on the fundraiser my son had in raising community awareness on the syndrome Marfan, I was overcome with a sense of peace and gratitude to my Lord for bringing us to this town called Newnan.

It all started with wanting to try and teach Max, my son, a life lesson. A life lesson on how reaching out and giving back to others should be part of his blueprint of life. These golfers, schoolmates, neighbors, new acquaintances and now The Newnan Times-Herald were the ones that showed not only Max but my entire family how to walk and live that message.

Generous contributions of one’s money for a cause close to our hearts, in addition to the the words written in your paper by Bradley Hartsell, sent an important message to our children everywhere on the spirit of giving. In August, we chose to move our family and mother from Boca Raton to Newnan.

The amazing outreach from our neighbors, friends, golf community, Max’s school, and Newnan definitely “solidified” that this town without question is our place to be. A place with an amazing town, school and people, a town where the most important qualities and legacies can be found literally in your backyard. Thank you.

Eliza Lyles


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