When I received this story from a fellow fan, I knew I had to help. Forwarded the story to Josh and it touched him so much that he sent an autograph. Here is the story (additional pictures are available in "fan photos" under "site exclusives":
In the week of March 13 my mother suffered a stroke and a heart attack. The week she was in the hospital happen to be the week of the season premiere. With all that Mom had been through she was over joyed to see Josh and watching the marathon. Although she has had a hard time pronouncing Josh's name, she thoroughly enjoys him and loves the show. With Mom watching the show that week, I wrote a letter to Josh personally and also Amanda from the Destination Truth & Josh Gates fan pages on Facebook. Within a short time, Mom received a get well picture [with an autograph reading "Antonia - Best Wishes for a Speedy Recovery!"] of Josh which lifted Mom's spirits before her upcoming surgery. I would like to thank Josh and Amanda for taking the time with there busy schedules to think of my mother during these times. Marathon and also the
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