Richard Gettings and his mom Dot Williams. 
"Everything is special about my momma.  She just turned 83 and has one of the biggest, sweetest and kindest hearts on earth. Shes a busy 83 year old that enjoys Bingo with a group of gals, feeds and takes care of numerous ferrel cats that she has had sayed and nuetered. She helps neighbors with their animals as well. She loves feeding the wild birds. She enjoys spending time with family and friends has never met a stranger! ....all in all shes a real firecracker and just a pleasure to be around."

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