Contributed by MariahsMan:
HoustonChronicle.com reports that driving home one night a year ago, Gloria Sanderson heard Mariah Carey’s song, “Through the Rain,” on the radio. As program director of the Local Initiatives Support Coalition, which helps rebuild homes for those in need, Sanderson immediately thought of a client, Margaret Saavedra, a mother of four whose house was falling down. Carey’s voice filled the car: “I can make it through the rain. I can stand up once again.” Sanderson promised at that moment that if she could help rebuild Saavedra’s home, she would sing that song at the ribbon-cutting ceremony, and ended up doing so.
The entire story at chron.com has since been removed.