Ashlyn and her grandparents,
"I had fun. I was there with my
Ashlyn had heard Woolard at last year's
On Sunday, Chyrie sent Woolard a note asking him to sing "Carolina Girl" for Ashlyn. Woolard called her up and, being 9and not as shy, Ashlyn went onstage and they sang "I Love Beach Music." He had done "Carolina Girl" before he got the note.
"Oh, she was so thrilled," Chyrie said. "She spends summers with us and we are making memories for her." Ashlyn is the Moores' only grandchild.
Two years ago, they took Ashlyn on a cruise where she captivated the captain who gifted her with the navigational anchors from his collar and a replica of the ship, Fascination. Chyrie has all the mementoes in a chest for Ashlyn when she is older.
Chyrie and Victor have serious health issues, but are still active, love the beach and beach music as much as Ashlyn, who also likes horseback riding, reading, playing dress-up and playing with her dog, Annabelle.
Ashlyn lives in
On Monday after the concert, Woolard asked to be Ashlyn's friend on Chyrie's Facebook page.
"He has sent a note every day, asking about her activities and telling her about going swimming and singing," Chyrie said. "These are the memories that will last a lifetime."
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