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A Father’s Love

December 29, 2020


Disaster Relief

“I felt like I was actually a hero to my daughter,” Ken Larsen told us. At the start of the pandemic, he was able to coordinate PPE donations – including N95s – from Tzu Chi USA to Valley Presbyterian Hospital in Van Nuys, CA, where his daughter, Heather Weinmuller, works as a registered ICU nurse.

In direct contact with COVID-19 patients, Heather’s team was on a desperate search for PPE at a time when resources were extremely scarce. He said, “I was able to – in a very bad time of need – be able to provide something that nobody else seemed to be able to provide.”

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Director: Jonathan Van Lamsweerde
Director of Photography: Garson Ormiston
Editor: Jonathan Van Lamsweerde
Colorist: Borja Campillo
Sound Mix: Michael LaFerla
Graphic Designer: Sheauling Soo
Motion Graphic Designer: Chuan Ching Ho
Music: “Wonder” by Tristan Barton; “Cascade” by Kyle Preston

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