They made a mistake by booking a trip out of the wrong Birmingham. That wrong Birmingham did right by them.
When Richella Heekin and Ben Marlow visited the Magic City for the Birmingham leg of a do-over getaway, Alabama NewsCenter was along for the ride to document it from Vulcan to Jenny Lewis.
The couple was effusive about the hospitality and kindness they experienced in Alabama. “It’s nice to have you in Birmingham” was not just a slogan for the couple from across the pond.
Birmingham problem-solver Tom Cosby and the Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau were among those who helped after Heekin, as she said, made the best mistake of her life.