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Berry/ Perlo Family Tragedy – Please Help + “Show your Hearts”!!!

This is actually very close to home. Robin Perlo Berry was a friend of mine in highschool. Robin and her husband Josh were killed in a car accident 4th of July weekend coming back home to Houston. Their 3 children were also in the car but survived. Unfortunately they were instantly orphaned AND two of the children were paralyzed.  This has gone viral and thousands of friends, family, strangers, and celebrities are either posting about it on facebook or tweeting about it. You can show your support too! The cost to help these children out is going to be millions of dollars so any contribution from you big or small will help!

You can check out their story here….


On July 3rd while returning from an annual family road trip in Colorado back to their home in Houston, Texas the Berry Family found themselves to be victims of a horrific and trag…ic fatal car accident. Their Minivan carrying parents Joshua and Robin Berry and their children Peter age 9, Aaron age 8, and Willa age 6 was hit head on by another vehicle who had crossed into their lane of traffic. The parents Joshua and Robin Berry were tragically killed leaving their 3 children behind. While the children did survive the crash, both boys sustained serious spinal cord injuries and they are both paralyzed below the waist. The children are currently being treated for their many injuries in a Houston, Texas area hospital. There is a significant urgent need to raise funds to aid these now orphaned children’s ongoing needs, including medical rehabilitation, physical therapy, psychological support and education.

Show Your Hearts will facilitate the efforts of all people who want to come to these children’s aid and support them in this time of need. Donations will be made directly to the Joshua and Robin Berry Children’s Trust.

For more information & to learn how to donate, please visit:



To do my part, I am going to donate any Family Portrait Session Fees directly to the Berry Childen Trust.  If you would like to book your  “Show Your Hearts Session”, please do so between now and End of September 2011. The Portrait Sessions will start from September 3, 2011 til July 3, 2012. 

For more information please go here. ” Show Your Hearts – Family Portrait Sessions”


As I stated before MANY celebrities have been tweeting about it or posting about it on their facebook pages to get people involved.

However you have to do it… I’m all for it!

Here are just a few links of some of the people involved! Its amazing! Thank you everyone for helping out!






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Caroline White - July 29, 2011 - 6:22 pm

BEAUTIFUL!! Cant wait to see the other pictures! Thanks for doing such an amazing job!

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