The words of remarkable young lady named Ashley Torrenti, a 6th grader at a Catholic school in Flushing, Queens.
Her parents were going to throw her a big birthday party. But she decided, instead, to send the money to Haiti.
She was featured on a regular segment we have on “Currents” called “I Witness.” “I Witness” profiles ordinary Christians telling their own faith story in their own words.
But I think you’ll agree: Ashley’s story is anything but ordinary.