Sports Illustrated writer Richard Deitsch asked this simple question of his Twitter followers and was met with an outpouring of intimate and moving photos. Deitsch explained that he was inspired by a photo of sportscaster Steve Bennett celebrating with his family after his younger brother helped win the NCAA hockey championship following an extended stay in the hospital.
By tweeting that one quandary to his followers, he opened the virtual floodgates and thousands began sharing their heartwarming photos of of wedding days, hospital stays, and relatives passed. More than 200 of the journalist’s nearly 86,000 Twitter followers replied, all of them sharing their personal moments and in turn adding to the emotional gallery.
1. The One That Inspired Them All:
Sports journalist Richard Deistch shared this picture of brothers Greg Day (left), Adam Day (center) and Steven Bennett (right) as they celebrated the NCAA hockey championship at Yale.
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