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By Joanne Wafer — Feb 22, 2015 11:04pm

Wishing you an amazing week in school! Hope you've been enjoying your time so far in college and making plenty of memories. Can't wait to hear how the experience has been and to hear if you've made progress even with everything hectic going on. Prayers every night from Montréal. Stay strong, Jack!

By Joanne Wafer — Feb 8, 2015 10:26pm

Wishing you a great week in school! Hope things have been going well and that you've been getting used to a routine that makes things easier. Can't wait to hear if there's been more progress or anything! Prayers every night from Montréal. Stay strong, Jack!

By Joanne Wafer — Jan 18, 2015 9:30pm

Wishing you a great week at college! So happy to hear that things have been going well and smoothly. Keep doing your best and working hard; it'll pay off. Moving on to college is something to be really proud of as it is a huge step. Prayers every night from Montréal. Stay strong, Jack!

By Suzanne Miller, Dishwasher at Benilde- Margaret's — Jan 18, 2015 1:05pm

Way to go Jack , I am so proud of you. I encourage you to take your wings and fly to heights you never thought possible. You have shown the world that a real person with special needs is capable of anything. Remember with God anything is possible. I still remember the day you had your accident at BSM. Your mom is feeling the same way my parents did when my brother went off to college. Tell your mom that is always welcome to visit the school when she has free time. Don't let anything or anybody stand in your way just because you have special needs.

By Doreen Johnson — Jan 16, 2015 10:18am

Thank you for sharing your incredible, difficult, journey with everyone.  Your family has been an inspiration to me and to many more I'm sure.  I can almost feel the anxiety you must have knowing you will be leaving Jack in a new place and heading home, even though he is well equipped and confident.  As for the person sitting next to you on the plane, just say the words "left son at college" and if they are a parent who's gone through it, they will more than understand.  When I left my daughter at college (only 5 hours away), I cried for two hours!  It does get better.  Through your journal entries, I feel I have come to know Jack and your family a bit and I am so impressed with Jack's outlook and attitude.  I don't know many 16 year old young men that would have handled this the way Jack has appeared to handle it.  Quite the family you have.  Good luck to you, Jack, and to your family as you enter this new phase of life!

By Carol Cornelius an ex-Minnesotan — Jan 16, 2015 9:35am

Jack you have come so far and done so well, and now off to college, I am so proud of you and all the accomplishments that you have made, may God Bless you every day of your life, It is amazing what God does for us along the way.  Bless your parents and your brother, and enjoy Calif and get a nice tan, best wishes

By Jeanette Hahn — Dec 30, 2014 10:21pm

Blessings to all of you as you move into the next chapter. I pray daily for all of you and the day when Jack leaves that chair behind. Meanwhile, live each day to the fullest. Be present in the moment. Great things are in store for all of you. Thank you for letting us be a part of your family's remarkable journey. P. S. Great news about those hips!!