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I'm purposely sharing quotes, parts of talks, because as of yet, my feelings are too tender to put to words. The strength of others and their thoughtfulness carries us through this sacred slip of time.

My dear dear friend, Mary Ann sent me this poem, the Author is unknown and it so beautifully captures some of the raw emotions being felt by our family.

God made a sweet child a child who never grew old
He made a smile of sunshine, he molded a heart of pure gold.
He made that child as close to an angel as anyone could be
God made a Sweet Child and He gave that dear child to me
Then God saw His wonderful creation growing very tired and weak
So He wrapped the child in His loving arms and said, "You my child I keep"
But now my Sweet Child is an angel free from hurt and pain
I'll love you forever, until we meet again
So many times I have missed you, So many times I have cried
If all my love could have saved you, Sweet Child you never would have died.

All my love,
Debbie