This is from a girl I know from high school. She and her husband were gifted with size extra large hearts. They’ve been called into adoption, but not just any adoption. They’ve adopted a baby with Down Syndrome. So on this World Down Syndrome Day, I wanted to share their story and their hearts, like Beth does on her blog. You might consider following her; she leads an extraordinarily inspirational life.
I think upside down is a good way to describe how you came into our life. What a whirlwind! I have a feeling that you are going to make the rest of our lives very interesting.
You are just perfect. You have the sweetest fingers, the cutest ears, the funniest facial expressions. Your lungs will heal up in a few months and then we can get all that oxygen junk off your face. You only cry when you’re hungry and I could not have asked for a sweeter baby.
You also have Down Syndrome.
Someone at the farmer’s market on Saturday asked if you had Down Syndrome. It was the first time a stranger had recognized that you did. You have the characteristic almond shaped eyes, your cute ears are situated a little lower on your head.
Parents who have already walked this road tell me…
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