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HDN: Russell County Family Returns Favor 15 Years Later

Brain Cancer RibbonA surprise act of kindness 15 years ago left a lasting impression on Ashley Vopat and her family. And now, nearly two decades later, the family jumped at the chance to pay it forward.

The Russell County family and Russell County Fire District No. 5 in Bunker Hill have organized a fundraiser to benefit former Russell High School Principal Larry Bernard. He was diagnosed with cancer shortly after his retirement last spring.

"When Larry got hit with cancer, I was like we have to do something," Vopat said. "We've been there. We know what it's like."

CLICK HERE for the full story by Kaley Conner of the Hays Daily News.

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