Created on Saturday, 12 October 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
A myriad of emotions have overwhelmed local nonagenarian Miriam Fulmer lately. First, her sense of security was shattered after an August break-in at her longtime rural Huntsville home during which she lost several sentimental pieces of jewelry. Then came an “ambush” of a different sort that renewed her faith.
Miriam Fulmer, who recently had jewelry stolen from her home, reacts after receiving a delivery of handmade pieces from local members of the Art Ambush project. (PHOTO | MICHELLE TEEPLE-SMITH)
After learning one of her favorite customers, Mrs. Fulmer, was the unnamed victim she’d read about in reports of a break-in, Bellefontaine Examiner carrier Michelle Teeple-Smith shared the story with her friends at the Art Ambush Project, “a micro-movement of artists who have a dream: Give beauty to people out of the blue.”
“I had a funny feeling when I read the story in the newspaper and was hoping it was not her. But it was,” Ms. Teeple-Smith said.
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