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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Beef and Beer… how can this go wrong?

Truth? It can’t.  I’ve never been to a “beef and beer.”  It is sort of an East Coast City thing.  You get together and … eat  beef and drink beer.  Sort of self explanatory.  Around our little area of hillbilly land we call them “drawings” or “feeds.”  (Yes, we actually call these things feeds.)  


Anyway, this past weekend we went to this amazing benefit for one of Alexander’s friends.  In this quasi – world of WHS, there are very few of us out there… and there are even fewer boys.  Tanner is amazing.  He’s like a shot of sunlight that just… curls around your heart.  When he smiles, I swear – the world smiles.  Tanner is extra special to us because – he is yet another example of how awe inspiring children can be.  Yet another example of why doctors should not give up on any child.  Tanner is Alexander’s hero – and his benefit was one we were proud to attend.  Here’s a few shots from the day… golf, a walk, beef, and (of course) beer.  But most of all – friends.  Pulled together by something out of the ordinary – made friends by something extra ordinary.
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Tee it up for Tanner.  We could not be more overjoyed to have such great friends.

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I didn’t put captions under all the pictures because… well – the amazing thing isn’t the pictures.  The amazing thing is we. are. not. alone.  There are big brothers and big sisters and husbands and new babies…. and us: Moms and Miracles.  And the miracle is – we are together. 

Thanks J and J – for the opportunity to gather with my soul sisters and support your beautiful son.

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2 Comments:

At September 27, 2011 at 12:29 PM , Blogger Non-Stop Mom said...

Love it! The pictures are great, as usual!

Isn't it amazing how inspiring it can be just to know that we aren't alone in whatever battle we're facing?

:)
Amy

 
At September 27, 2011 at 8:36 PM , Blogger Hilary said...

Awesome!! I can't wait to meet everyone!

 

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