Monthly Archives: August 2011

How Old? Six? Seven?

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Stronger Than Real

I am trying to work.  I found out about Abe’s beating later in the day on August 9th, and, obviously, my work has been impacted since that day. Monday and Tuesday I mostly did nothing. although I wrote the last … Continue reading

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Gone

Abraham was finally disconnected from the machines early Friday morning (see note). and they took the organs they could use.  His liver went to a fifty one year old man; one kidney went to a twenty four year old woman; … Continue reading

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Unbearable…

On Sunday, my son, Abraham, more or less woke up from his coma. He had the breathing tube in his throat so he couldn’t talk, but he was able to respond to questions by nodding or shaking his head.  It … Continue reading

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A Model for Hope

When I walked into Children’s Village for the first time to apply for a job as a child care worker with their population of emotionally disturbed kids, I remember thinking how the kids there must be on the road to … Continue reading

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The Future

When we talked, often, (at Family Focus Adoption Services) about me starting this blog, I put it off for many many months.  I was afraid that I would run out of things to say.  The people around me weren’t worried … Continue reading

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