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Flowers For Our Child

While many are out looking for that perfect gift for their kid, that they think they can’t live without. I get to buy some fake flowers for my kid, that I’m having to live without. ~ Gold Star Mother Judy G Vincent I read this early this evening. It’s true. As a society we are […]

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He Had More Than Just A Mom

For 4+ years I have watched as my husband and children are forgotten. Their lose and pain goes unacknowledged. I have made it part of my mission to use my voice as a Gold Star Mother to make people aware that Fathers and siblings have also lost someone they love very much. I had to […]

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Ask Me How He Lived

This past Tuesday we officially named the local post office in honor of our son Micheal. It was a good day.. Rep. Tom Cole had very nice things to say about Micheal and our family. A few tears were shed and a lot of smiles. We were able to send out 30 care packages to […]

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The Christening

Went to get my nails done today.. something I had stopped doing after we lost Micheal and only recently started again. It’s my once a month vanity indulgence. As I sat waiting for the polish to dry the older lady next to me remarked about my bracelet and how unusual it is. I explained it […]

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Happy Birthday Pokey

Ok this is a little late but it’s been a heck of a few days…. Thursday May 17th was Micheal’s 24th Birthday. For some reason this year it was a more emotional day than it has been in the past. Maybe because his sister is fixing the graduate and he was suppose to be home […]

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