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My Sunshine on a Rainy Day
Special Olympics 2012, Apollo High School
Special Olympics 2012, Apollo High School
My Sunshine on a Rainy Day

My story is about my son, Tyler, who has Down syndrome. Ty is 17 and attends high school. He is so happy all the time. Tyler checks on me when I am sick, if I cough he says, "Mom, are you ok?" When I cry, he tries to console me. He is always honest, loving and is the closest to heaven I can experience on Earth. He loves without discrimination and unconditionally. He loves the Lord without vast knowledge, just his basic understanding. He sees all holidays through a child's eyes, without a money sign or stress. He is my joy. I can't imagine my life without him. I have raised him and his sister by myself for 17 years and he has been my rock, my life, my vision of perfection in a human. I dont see disability, only ability. I am so blessed! Sincerely, Paula Lamar, proud mom of Ty




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