This Story of Friendship and Kindness Will Melt Your Heart

Rachael, a high school student from Laingsburg, Michigan, gave up her senior year in the marching band to help freshman Autumn’s dream of marching in the high school band become a reality. Autumn is blind, and wouldn’t be able to march without Rachael’s help.

Kellie and Ben were so touched by Rachael’s good deed and the girls’ friendship, they surprised them with a trip to New York to see hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen!

Thanks to our partner the Sheraton Grand in Nashville for providing lodging for Rachael, Autumn and their families at their sister property in NYC’s Midtown, The Roger!