‘How can I help?’ After fire, Coloradans’ generosity lifts neighbors.
In the wake of the Marshall Fire, thousands of Coloradans have begun the new year rebuilding their lives. For some locals, acts of kindness soothe the uncertainty.
On the first day of the new year, Stephen Boatright treated his 6-year-old to pancakes for her birthday. Later that day, they went to Build-a-Bear Workshop on a mission: to replace a stuffed animal lost in Colorado’s Marshall Fire.
Far more than the bear had been lost. Just about everything, really. The Boatrights, like hundreds of other Colorado families, had lost their home...