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Tammy Burns
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Some days tiny blessings just show up where you least expect them. Saturday mornings typically mean grocery shopping - a task that I don't really enjoy. Today the aisles at Walmart were extra crowded today too. I pushed my very crooked cart (of course I ha...
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Dream Big - Work Hard
Nineteen years ago today, on the last Friday in August, our sweet baby that we named Jared was born a little before 2 in the afternoon.  Hard to believe it has been 19 years. Those early days were tough. Having two young children that are 18 months apart is...
Dream Big - Work Hard
Dream Big - Work Hard
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Today was one of those days....
Today was one of those days. A day that I have imagined since Jared was a toddler and first diagnosed with autism. A day that I have thought about and wondered exactly how it would play out. Today was graduation day for Jared and his peers at Cosby High Sch...
Today was one of those days....
Today was one of those days....
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Never Give Up
Reality for our family is that Jared will not leave high school with an official high school diploma. Years ago we came to the realization that Jared's autism was going to make it next to impossible for him to earn a diploma.  That piece of paper means quit...
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Never Give Up
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Christmas Spirit.... Virginia Tech Style
Christmas Spirit.... Virginia Tech Style
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Christmas Spirit.... Virginia Tech Style
"It is the personal thoughtfulness, the warm human awareness, the reaching out of the self to one's fellow many that makes giving worthy of the Christmas spirit." - Isabel Currier Jared typically doesn't ask for anything..... ever. He doesn't ask for toys. ...
Christmas Spirit.... Virginia Tech Style
Christmas Spirit.... Virginia Tech Style
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Magical Moments - Forever Grateful
Last night was magical! It was "Senior Night" at the Cosby home football game. Since this is Jared's 4th year at Cosby, he is considering himself a Senior as well.  And he is very proud of his senior standing.  He will tell you very quickly "I am an senior"...
Magical Moments - Forever Grateful
Magical Moments - Forever Grateful
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Enough
  Well here we are. Just a few more days and Jared will have his 18th birthday.  And by a few, I mean 4 more days from now.  So not very many at all. I can't believe we are here. Early on, when Jared was first diagnosed with autism, I felt like we had so mu...
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Happy?? New Year
It is hard to believe that it is January 2016.   A New Year should bring excitement and refreshment.... but 2016 does not do that for me. See this year my sweet Jared will turn 18.  18!! And it scares me to death.... I can't think about it too much, because...
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