Ten years ago, Christine Wilson was one of five young lives lost in a house fire near Ohio State. But her spirit lives on at Christine’s Christmas, an annual holiday event that raises money to help burned children.


The shy, quiet boy at Christine Wilson’s senior retreat was clearly going through a tough time.

“You’ve got to just hang with us,” Christine told him, inviting him into her world.

While simple to her, he said, the gesture made him feel valuable.

“Little things she thought were little, were big to other people,” said Christine’s mother, Pam, through tears. “He told us her gesture changed his life.” …