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Welcome to Nichole's CaringBridge site. We have so much joy in our lives with Nichole that we can't help but want to share our lives with our Purple Princess. We hope you will be blessed as we are. Please be sure to read the latest in the journal, view the photo gallery, and drop us a line in the guestbook.

The world may see what Nichole cannot do, but we rejoice in the incredible young lady she has become. A fierce prayer warrior in her sister's image, a loyal and loving friend. Nichole does not mind her litany of diagnoses and she is not the sum of things she cannot do. The world ay see her as a child who does not walk or talk and mistakenly assume she does not understand, but they could not be more wrong. She has a passion for reading and school and loves to encourage others. Nichole has made a powerful impact on many, many lives and we are very grateful. Thank you for taking the time to visit. We try to update monthly, so check back when you have time. Doug, Valerie & Nichole


Doug Maples posted a new journal entry, "We need your help!".

I am making use of Nichole's Caringbridge page for something a little different today. Since I know that we only get some of you through Facebook, Valerie and I thought ... Read more

Donna Franklin signed Nichole's Guestbook.

We hope you are feeling much better Nichole! Bruce & I are voting daily. We are some of those "not facebook" people, so thanks for using your site to get the word out ... Read more

Jacob's Dad -> Robert Murphy www.caringbridge.org/visit/jacobmurphy/journal signed Nichole's Guestbook.

Got mine and good luck on the voting over the next few weeksHold on tight to the only true hope and comfort Hebrews 6:19 ⚓️ May your light of Faith continue to rise ... Read more

Jacob's Dad -> Robert Murphy www.caringbridge.org/visit/jacobmurphy/journal signed Nichole's Guestbook.

A real blessing of CaringBridge is finding families through friends of friends of friends. As we now found your website we are joining in with the cloud of witnesses ... Read more

Joanne Kocourek signed Nichole's Guestbook.

God carries the name of PEACE because He knew there would be times when we were troubled; God carries the name of HEALER because He knew there would be times when we ... Read more

Chris Robinson signed Nichole's Guestbook.

Please know that I will be in prayer for Nicole and also for you two. Update as you are able... Read more

Wendy Roebuck signed Nichole's Guestbook.

Doug and Valerie,Just know that I am praying for Nichole and for the two of you also.  As a parent, I know that you are hurting because she is.  I truly believe that ... Read more

Karen Mellinger signed Nichole's Guestbook.

I'm so sorry to hear of this news.  I'm certainly praying for Nichole as well as you & Valerie.  I also shared the prayer request at my ladies group this morning so ... Read more

Terry Lyons signed Nichole's Guestbook.

Nichole, Valerie, and Doug,I miss all of you terribly. My prayers will go up for Nichole, and for you two as well.  You are very special people with a very special daughter. Read more

Denise Johnson signed Nichole's Guestbook.

I will be praying Doug. God is doing miraculous things in my lufe and family and he can do the same for ya'll. Love you guys very much and will get ithers to pray as well. Read more

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