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And then I wake up and get over myself.

Posted: July 20th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Autism | Tags: EB, Tripp | 2 Comments »

Because when I read the update from Patrice about Tripp my heart just breaks.

My boys are healthy. They have always been healthy. They were born early and without complication and they have been strong healthy boys from day 1. Autism sucks, but they aren’t going anywhere. It’s a day to day struggle, but it’s not a struggle for survival. It would be good for me to remember that.

If you haven’t been reading about Tripp and Courtney (and you’ve got a little room in your heart for some prayers and maybe some tissues) I suggest you check them out. I’ve been following Tripp and Jonah for a few years now and I always marvel at the strength and grace these moms have in sharing their story. It’s truly amazing.

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2 Comments on “And then I wake up and get over myself.”

  1. 1 kate said at 11:52 pm on July 20th, 2011:

    Oh god. I just sat here and read about Tripp and Jonah and Leah and sobbed for like 45 minutes straight. I want there to be no problems on earth 🙁

  2. 2 Janine said at 2:33 am on July 21st, 2011:

    Yeah, I was not ready to read that at all. Especially because I was looking at the picture of Gabe and then read the story and realized I had been admiring a dead baby. And then came the tears. Definitely puts things in perspective.

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