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11 Years Down the Road of My Daughter’s Diagnosis

This afternoon, a little past 4, I’ll think about this day 11 years ago when we learned that our little girl was going to walk down a different road.

I have never felt sadness like I did that day.

Eleven years down the road, this child is a source of joy, inspiration and unconditional love. She can put a smile on anyone’s face. Watching her this past weekend with all the visitors we had was a testament to her ability to touch lives all over.

It’s a tough road to walk some days, and we may slip off onto the grass now and then, but I wouldn’t give it up for anything.

Daddy loves you, Jordan.

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