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"Happy 95th Birthday Mom"

shipping from Marblehead, Massachusetts Orlando, Florida for $250.00

7/26/2008
$250.00
Marblehead, Massachusetts
Orlando, Florida
1317 mi.

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At 94 years old my mom spends her days driving and delivering Meals On Wheels to the old people. That's when she is not taking someone to the doctors or helping out at the soup kitchen. Her days are filled to the brim but her nights and weekends are pretty quiet. Our piano has been in the family since I was a child and when ever people were around, my mom would play and we would all sing. She sat down for a bit almost every day. When she retired and after my dad died she moved to Florida but she had to leave her piano behind. For the past 10 years she has missed having it. Last year when she turned 94, my brother and I bought her another piano. She played occationally but it 'felt' different and sounded different and it just didn't fit. She lives in a very small mobil home the replacement was bigger than her little "spinnet". We live outside Boston and I have had the 'family' piano since Mom's move. This year my daughter started college and we are downsizing the household. I asked mom about selling her piano now that she had another one...bad idea. The thoughts of it leaving the family were too much for her. Being short on cash but long on optimism I tried the Uship. The first bids were much more than I could afford so I went back to the site and because it was so easy to use, I was able to changed the scope of the move and appeal to all movers, not just piano specialist. Still the bids were too high so I used the maximum bid option on the Uship site. Within 2 days of the change the shipper Mylogan1 responded. He was very kind and understanding and when we talked I knew he was going to take care of this piano. I saved over $2000. and when the whole family goes to see mom and celebrate her 95th birthday next week, she will play "Happy Birthday" on her own piano. Perfect!

- Mary F.