Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Mrs. E

"I have 7 children. 3 are grown and have families. 4 of them died as babies. They are still my babies, and I love them all the same."   -- E.

From my much older friend E. She's in her 70s, and she's awesome. She loves her babies. She misses them. She tears up when she talks about them. She holds a baby doll in her lap while she sews and holds it close when she's hurting.

That pain never goes away. But I hope that one day I can carry it as gracefully as she has.


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