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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

When No One Else Believed….

I once knew a girl.  She didn’t know what to do when she grew up.  We discussed this at length… because she was special.  She was The Darling Graduate

Along Came Alexander.

She is currently in college with a dual degree in Special Ed and Music Therapy.  She may decide to do something else… but I know she will walk through life touched by a miracle.


I once knew a girl.  She had to write a paper for a college class.  She couldn’t decide what to write it on… because the topics seemed so vast.

Along Came Alexander.

She is writing the paper on WHS.  I can’t wait to see how it comes out – maybe she will publish it here or on the WolfHirschhorn Site.


Each year there are approximately 200 students who learn that saying THIS word is wrong. You know why I feel compelled help them understand the power of words?

Because of Alexander

I know lives are being changed.  Because … Along Came Alexander.

It is amazing to see the outpouring of love that comes for our family.  If you haven’t had a chance to see how we would like to give back, please read THIS POST.

But… Here are some of the pictures from our newest tool to help Alexander.  Thank you. 

Alexander getting his new IPad …. Love – If you would like to see the results – click HERE.

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Video of Thanks from us to you…  My first VLOG.  I’m seriously going to need to get better clothes!



And now… what you are dying to see. Alexander using the IPad for the first time.



I’m telling you… this boy is going to do amazing things. We thank you again… for not giving up on a boy despite what uneducated doctors told us.  For looking with us at potential – not limitations.  We love you for this.

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9 Comments:

At November 15, 2011 at 8:21 AM , Blogger Michelle said...

This made me smile. xo

 
At November 15, 2011 at 10:14 AM , Blogger Arnebya said...

I'm w/Michelle...smiling hard. How wonderful a world would it be if we looked at all children, all people, and saw their potential, not limitations?

 
At November 15, 2011 at 10:47 AM , Blogger Eric, Erin, Elsie and Emmy said...

LOVE!!!! LOVE!!!!! LOVE!!!! I am so excited to see all that Alexander gets to do!!!! As a special ed teacher, I know that anything is possible with any child! One of my biggest frustrations has always been when people doubt hwen I have believed.
Hey! Let's go shopping together! I need knew clothes to hang out with Eric's work friends! I used my one nice outfit for the holiday party and then got invited out! We could go for a run and go shopping!

 
At November 15, 2011 at 3:28 PM , Blogger The Dortenzos said...

This is awesome--his hands, his noises, his delight! LOVE it and him!!

 
At November 15, 2011 at 8:27 PM , Blogger championm2000 said...

Crying here!!! So happy to hear that Alexander received an i-pad!

 
At November 15, 2011 at 9:55 PM , Blogger susan said...

I'm overwhelmed with happiness for you ..... :)

I have a sister who is now 45 years old and cannot even imagine how different ALL our lives could have been if she had perhaps been born during THIS amazing era rather than the one she was. :(

you are indeed blessed in so many different ways.... I still think you are AMAZING!! :)

 
At November 15, 2011 at 11:32 PM , Blogger Kristy said...

I have big happy tears in my eyes! Love you Alexander!

 
At November 16, 2011 at 11:46 AM , Blogger Cathy said...

In my eyes there is nothing more beautiful, more awesome, more spectacular than a child beating the odds. :) Go Alexander!!

 
At November 17, 2011 at 1:18 PM , Blogger JDaniel4's Mom said...

What a joy he is! My son loves the iPad too.

 

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