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A Special Needs Hero

Young and pretty, living a normal life Suddenly her world would never be the same Her lovely boy born with special needs Her daily life now the toughest of games She carries on with her head held high Having a career, still being his mother Constantly dealing with medical issues Yet she would not change him for another Nurses and doctors fill her daily life Fighting for the services that he needs Never one complaint does she voice Knowing not where his path will lead A special soul; accepting the hand dealt My admiration for this woman so deeply felt….. note--- I am privileged to be one of his nurses...I have never seen a stronger more dedicated mother..

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 1/28/2016 4:34:00 PM
Completely fantastic! She doesn't need sympathy...she deserves commendation for her strength! You are correct! Good job!
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Date: 1/17/2016 2:03:00 PM
This is beautiful Barbara and I hope very much that the mother you write about has seen your poem. I have a friend you could have written this for. Thank you!
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Date: 1/14/2016 12:43:00 PM
God bless this child of God
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Date: 1/13/2016 9:01:00 AM
What a sweet picture of a most difficult situation. Don't minimize your own gift to his care, Barbara. You are a blessing to that mother.
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Date: 1/12/2016 1:57:00 PM
You write very beautiful, heartfelt and inspiring poetry Barbra: Please keep it up...
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Date: 2/20/2015 7:24:00 AM
This is at heart a love poem that I find deeply touching. I identify with it because I have a Down Syndrome grandson. You have movingly caught the spirit of selfless caregiving. Thank you for writing it.
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Date: 2/18/2015 2:33:00 AM
Lovely and very touching piece.
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Date: 8/6/2014 9:40:00 PM
Barbara, Congratulations, In Carol's Unsung Hero Contest. LINDA
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Date: 8/4/2014 5:53:00 PM
I was very touched by your poem, Barbara. There are so many mothers out there who never receive the credit for all that they do. To me, a strong and loving mother is a true hero! Congrats on your win! Very nicely done!
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Date: 8/2/2014 6:37:00 AM
My best friend was 18 when she had she first child, and was born with special needs, it is amazing the strength of character it takes to keep on loving completely and not get frazzled or give up. I applaud your poem and all those out there who do the same. hugs for all that you do sweetie, grats on your first place poem :)
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Date: 8/1/2014 1:44:00 PM
My absolute favorite, dear Barbara!!!!!.... Beautiful, hun!.. Congrats on your win.. Hugs.. Arlene
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Date: 8/1/2014 5:32:00 AM
A great tribute with a personal feeling for the great woman, Barb. congrats
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Date: 7/31/2014 6:20:00 PM
I work with students with special needs and can really relate to this poem. congrats on your win. Hugs jan xxx
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Date: 7/31/2014 7:25:00 AM
Great tribute to angels serving specials Barbara! Sure to place high,, good luck!
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Date: 7/30/2014 11:39:00 PM
A wonderful write and the nurses and mothers caring for those kids are angels. My nephew has a special needs son.. Kids, parents and nurses all are angels.. Great write my friend. Should do well in the contest!
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Date: 7/30/2014 8:29:00 PM
a wonderful tribute and i love your note at the end. as the mother of a special needs child, i know firsthand how amazing nurses and other caregivers can be. (unfortunately, i also know the other side of the coin...)
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Date: 7/30/2014 4:46:00 PM
Great that you wrote this work honoring this parent..Sometimes we don't have any idea what these parents go through on a daily basis..Enjoyed reading this one today.Sara
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Date: 7/30/2014 3:56:00 PM
A wonderful tribute BG....They live for the little joys....Love this a 7 and fav......hugs Tim
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