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Just before the new year, a popular monthly publication requested permission to publish “Loving a Child Through the Challenges of Life” in their spring edition. As if this opportunity weren’t surreal enough, it would include a photo shoot and a video interview.
The child in me – the one who spent hours filling notebooks in her lemon-yellow bedroom – was giddy at the thought of my writing being published in a magazine that my parents and grandmother often read. But what thrilled me even more was that the message of hope contained in the article would reach a worldwide audience.
Little did I know this experience would offer another chance at letting go to grasp what really matters in life.
This is my story …