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Heaven’s Very Special Child – Mandy – Part 4 of 6 – Nan’s re-blog

A congenital heart defect was noted during Mandy’s first office visit. Again, I asked if there was any treatment for it. “It’s a terminal condition, usually, by eight or nine.” The words were so frightening to me that I gave … Continue reading

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A Synchronicity (The Timing Was Perfect)

My youngest daughter was born in 1971, with Down’s Syndrome and the congenital fatal heart malformaton common to Down’s children. My pediatrcian told me there was no cure for it, and over the first few years she would grow steadily … Continue reading

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Nan’s Early Experience

He used to shop alone at the old A & P at the intersection of Clairemont and North Decatur Road, in Atlanta. His features were those of an old man, and yet someone said he was in his teens. A … Continue reading

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