Thursday, September 22, 2011

Random Thoughts and Inevitable Questions

When I chat with someone new, there's usually the inevitable, painful question that every parent who has lost a child faces, and dreads. "How many kids do you have?" After eight years surviving every parent's worst nightmare, there's still that awkward pause caused by the sting of reality that briefly stops my breathing. Then, I answer honestly from my heart, "two." No further explanation required. I will always have two children.

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