May the fourth be with you

May 4, 2014 at 11:48 pm | Posted in Grief | 4 Comments
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Today is the unofficial holiday, “Star Wars Day“.  I did not exactly feel the force with me today but last week during the March of Dimes walk I really do think I felt it.  I looked around at the crowds and every one there had been impacted by the premature birth of a child.  Our stories may all be different but we have all loved, hoped and in some cases lost.   There were survivors walking among us but many of us walk in memory of our loved ones.

I saw people I have seen walk in years past.  Still walking, like we do, in memory of our lost loved ones. My heart broke for all the new faces I saw last week.  Every year I look into their eyes and wish I could take away the pain.  Hopefully in years to come there will be more survivors.

We will continue to walk if not for ourselves than for them . . .


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  1. May the force/fourth be with you always! And as always, those kids are adorable!

  2. Thanks for sharing the photo! And thanks for continuing the crusade for this important cause!

  3. Love that you do this every year. xo

  4. I love your dedication. Love the pics of your smiling kiddos too.

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