The Lexington Herald Interviews Aaron’s Family at Computers Plus Repair
The Lexington Herald came by the store Saturday to interview Aaron Collin’s family about the YouTube video Aaron’s Last Wish, which went viral last week (it currently has over 2.1 million views). Aaron worked at Computers Plus Repair up until his sudden death in July. Below is the related article from Kentucky.com.[Update 9-2-12: Aaron’s family has since donated $4000 in honor of Aaron’s last wish. And they have been interviewed multiple times by various media outlets including the Today Show, CBS This Morning , and several others. Visit aaroncollins.org for more updates.]
Even after his death, Aaron Collins gives on.
The technician at Computers Plus Repair died July 7. He was 30.
His family wanted to honor his last request, which was to go to a restaurant for pizza and give the server a $500 tip. They raised the money and then went to Puccini’s Smiling Teeth in Lexington’s Chevy Chase Place on July 10 and surprised server Sarah Ward with $500.
Brother Seth Collins and his family made a video to show donors how their money to honor his brother’s last wish was spent and posted it on YouTube.com.
It quickly went viral. Read more