Betty Beckwith is the picture of joy, and her three daughters are forever grateful to all who answered the Reader Exchange call to make her birthday special.

A birthday like no other at a time like no other. “Mom’s 95th birthday party was canceled,” says daughter Nancy Welfelt. “No visitors allowed. She couldn’t leave her residence. No hugs. But the Ruralite family made her birthday the best ever by showering her with birthday cards, added notes, Bible verses and clever designs. Even envelopes were decorated.”

Smiles all around. All the places the cards came from amazed Betty. Fellow residents waited by the mailboxes each day to see how many cards she received. Betty covered her door with the cards so others could enjoy them.

Nancy to readers: From the bottom of our hearts, us three daughters say THANK YOU.

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