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They Said It Couldn't Be Done.

When my Ashley Rose was born two months early by emergency c-section after suffereing a stroke in the womb, a doctor told me that she would probably not walk, or talk, or lead a normal life. I was given a prescription for a wheelchair for my baby angel.

Now, while she does wear a brace on her right leg to help her walk and she doesn't have much use of her right hand, she is brilliant. Brilliant enough to be nominated for testing to place her in the gifted program here in her school district. I drove her down there this morning and she was excited.

You see, first grade is so boring for her (so she says) and she comes home each day exasperated that they had to color again!. "Mom, I already KNOW HOW TO COLOR!!"

So we shall see. All I know is that she is a walking, talking, breathing miracle in my life and I'm so proud of her and what she has accomplished in her seven short years here on this earth.

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  1. THREE CHEERS FOR ASHLEY ROSE!

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  2. Thanks J.A.!! Three cheers indeed for this bright star in my life.

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  3. Anonymous2:37 PM

    Definitely in her, and your corner Lady. . . oh, and how's the backside doing?

    Maureen

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