A woman who lost her boyfriend in the tragic Ghost Ship fire in Oakland found a beautiful photo of the pair taken by a stranger on a trip to New York City after asking for a “Facebook miracle.”
Saya Tomioka took to Facebook to post a plea following the devastating fire, in the hope that she could find a picture that a stranger had taken of her and her boyfriend, Griffin Madden, kissing in Times Square during a trip to New York City almost two years ago. Madden, 23, was one of at least 36 victims who died after a deadly fire broke out during a party in a warehouse.
“I need some light right now,” she wrote on Dec. 4. “I need a reminder of the brightest light of all—love.”
In less than a week, strangers on the Internet had rallied and found the image and its photographer, Arken Avan, who …