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  •  Sixteen years ago, the word "Mama"-the first (6+ / 0-)

    and only clear word my adopted two year old with severe hearing and intellectual disabilities ever verbalized....

    Recently, during the bedtime ritual, glancing up to see the following written on the now teen child's wallie chalkboards:

    Mama
    I Lovie You
    signed with child's name
    ...................................
    Unexpected joys-for self or others- makes me happy.

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