Flowers are the perfect way to express emotions, whether it's condolences, congratulations, or confessions of love. But as the world reels from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, a family has turned flowers into a message of hope.
A family in Winters, California is leaving flower bouquets on the doorsteps of people all over the city in an effort to spread some much needed joy. Mike McClain, his wife Michelle, and their children haven't had the easiest year. Michelle McClain was diagnosed with breast cancer during the third month of her last pregnancy -- and while she's now in remission, the mother of five is still fighting the battle. During McClain's fight against the disease, the family received an overwhelming show of support from their community. They credit the community's kindness as the source of inspiration for their flower project. "We would be home and random acts of kindness would come to our door," Mike McClain told CNN. "We'd get flowers, people would drop off food, people were doing more than anyone could imagine to help us out while we were struggling with what life was giving us. "Everybody needs a little love right now. We got all the attention and love when we needed it so we figured we'll spread some of the love we got." Read original