From the Peninsula Daily News, in Washington State:
LAPUSH — Actress Tinsel Korey, who plays a supporting role in the film, “The Twilight Saga: New Moon,” gave a Christmas treat to all of the students at the Quileute Tribal School.
Each student received a personally autographed photo from Korey.
Korey had visited LaPush and Neah Bay in September to talk about acting with the students at the tribal schools.
“Tinsel autographed the photos after her visit in the fall for each student, and I wanted them to receive them for a special occasion,” said Jackie Jacobs, tribal publicist.
“I thought it would be a special treat for them to receive them for Christmas.”
Each photo not only was autographed but personalized with each child’s name and a message.
In the movie, Korey plays a pivotal role in showing the danger of extreme emotions for the werewolves. When Sam first transforms into a werewolf, he badly scars Emily’s face.
Korey also visited several of the tribal children who attended the November premiere of the movie in Los Angeles.
“I was moved to tears when she requested the student list from Stephanie at the front desk of the tribal school. And when she proceeded to write each student’s name on her photo, I actually did cry knowing how much that would to mean to the kids,” Jacobs said.
Korey had visited the tribal school for several days during her September visit, Jacobs said.
“The students love Tinsel, and this latest gesture is yet another example of the beauty of her spirit,” said Tribal Chairwoman Carol Hatch.