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God's Blessing
God's Blessing

Madison is my first born daughter she is my miracle baby, although she is growing fast and is now four years old. Her mom and I were informed that she had Down syndrome when Madi was still in the womb. I was a little afraid of all what could go wrong when she was born but I did not care because this was my first child I wanted badly. Her mom had to give birth to her a month early due to complications and Madi had to have some assistance getting her lungs going but after that she was perfect. Of course Madi faces struggles that most people Down syndrome stuggle with like low muscle tone and so on but I look beyond it all and see her as every other child, except I put her on a pedistal - high and proud. Madison is my backbone and she helps me through any hard times and helps me bring a smile to my face. I love how her eyes fill with excitement and joy and that's what makes her happiest when she makes others laugh & smile. I join in with her school activities and therapies and I share with her teachers on how much I am inspired by my little miracle girl. I have so much more I'd love to share. Madison is my beautiful little girl growing up so fast and one day she will make newspapers because that's truly how special this little girl really is and I know she'd inspire others and bring light into their lives like she does into mine.




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sue wilson, United States, IL
12/11/2012 10:28:53 PM
This is such a wonderful story, comes straight from the heart. Very good job.

Sharon Justice, United States, IL
12/11/2012 5:52:41 PM
Thank you Josh for being such a wonderful father to our little blessing!

Rose Baker, United States, IL
12/11/2012 4:58:24 PM
Josh is a great father!

Joshua L. Haynes, United States, IL
12/11/2012 4:35:25 PM
I love my little girl w/ down syndrome & will put more work on my next great story because I'd love to win that video for my daughter madison & i truly believe my daughter needs to have the light shined on her, she really is truly amazing

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