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Can you believe it?  Amber is 30 years old on Saturday.  Happy Birthday, honey!

She was 25 years, 10 months old at the time of the accident, so basically, the last 15% of her life has been in recovery.  When I think of it that way I have to think about how much that 15% means to me.  Of course, not that the 85% doesn't; it's just different.  It's amazing how much we take things for granted even when we don't try to or realize we are doing so, but than BAM!... our world gets rocked and perspectives change.

Speaking of perspective.... at the time of the accident Bailey Michael was 2 years, 11 months old, meaning an entire 60% of his little life has watched his mommy work to come back to him.  He has prayed with us along the way, made trips to the various hospitals and care facilities, and watched his mommy's own 'graduation' from a wheel chair to a walker, to walking by his side.  Let me tell you, the two are close, close, close.  Shelly and I love to watch them interact; it's the sweetest thing in the world.

So, please join me in wishing Amber a very special birthday, and as Amber said herself a few minutes ago "The fact I can even celebrate my 30th is a tribute to God Almighty."

To that, I say... Amen.

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Kristi bray
Happy Birthday Amber!! I've been following your amazing progress
from day 1 . You are defenitely GODS TESTIMONY !! Wow. You will shine forever. Hope you can do something really special for your 30th. You & your family are beautiful!
April Clark
Happy "late" BIRTHDAY AMBER. Been following your progress sinc3e a friend asked us to pray for you after your accident. God has definitely watched over you.
Lorraine Boyd
By Lorraine Boyd
Have a blessed 31st year, Amber! With love...
Debi Churchman
Amazing! To God be the glory!!
Happy Birthday, Amber!!!
Gayla Ezra
By Gayla Ezra
Happy 30th Birthday Amber! Hope you had an amazing day filled with family and friends. You deserve it.
betty terrill
Happy birthday Amber. Blessings in the year ahead just as you continue to bless others.
Ruth Woodland
By Ruth Woodland
Happy Birthday, Sweet Amber!
God Bless you and your dear son and you begin another year by each other's side.
Laurie Bendy
By Laurie Bendy
Happy 30th Birthday, Amber!
Joyce and Henry Bilodeau
By Joyce Bilodeau — last edited
"This is the day the Lord has made, let us be glad and rejoice in it"

Happy Birthday Amber!!! May God continue to bless you and your family always! May His Face Shine upon you and be gracious to you all the days of your life!!!

Love and Blessings from Colorado
Joyce Bilodeau