Honorary Unsubscribe

Randy Cassingham’s Honorary Unsubscribe Recognizes the Unknown, the Forgotten and the Often Obscure People who Had an Impact on Our Lives.
These are the people you will wish you had known.

"Harry Potter" ride operator

Luis Vielma

An attraction operator at Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla., Vielma most recently operated the “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey” ride. “He was always a friend you could call,” said a co-worker, Josh Boesch. Vielma was “always there, without fail,” agreed another co-worker, Olga Glomba. “A funny, sweet, nerdy guy without a mean side. He just wanted to make people smile.” Vielma, Boesch said, was in school studying to be a medic. “He was always caring and he always wanted to learn more,” he said. But Vielma was one of the 49 people murdered in the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub on June 12. He was 22.

Author’s Note: See my editorial regarding the shooting on my blog: Orlando: What YOU Can Do.

From This is True for 12 June 2016


Honorary Unsubscribe Books

HU BooksThe Early Writeups from This is True's popular Honorary Unsubscribe feature are now available for your Kindle (or Kindle software for your smartphone, tablet, or computer) as low-cost ebooks.

See details on Volume 1 (covering 1998 through 2000), Volume 2 (2001 through 2003), Volume 3 (2004 through 2006), and Volume 4 (2007 through 2009).

The honorees truly are the people you wish you had known.

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