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Saturday, February 18, 2012

A Mom Battles ALS...

There is something special about seeing women and girls around town wearing "trillium necklaces."  
Women and girls who may or may not know each other but share a common connection.
Women and girls who want to show support for Tricia Evans, a local mom who is battling ALS. 
My two girls and I visited Checkered Moon today and each picked our own necklaces. 







To read Tricia's story, click here.

Sharing here:
http://www.flipflopsandpearls.com/
http://liveandloveoutloud.com/
http://www.projectalicia.com/
http://www.andthen-shesnapped.com/
http://www.iheartnaptime.net/






4 comments:

  1. I'm really glad you shared these links. I read her article and couldn't hold back the tears. My grandfather died in 1995 from ALS and I've never gotten over it. I am very sensitive about ALS and sympathetic to the people who suffer from it. It is such a horrible disease. Just awful. One day my grandpa was healthy and living a very active lifestyle as a professor at a University, then the next moment he was in a wheel chair, then bound to the bed, then he passed. From diagnosis to death was 3 years. I hate ALS and pray there will be a cure for it soon.

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  2. What a touching story and an amazing show of support and solidarity!

    :)

    Linda

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  3. So touching. I was an Occupational Therapist and treated a few patients with ALS in my short career before my daughter was born. It was heartbreaking to watch. My heart goes out to that family. Thanks for sharing the story...

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  4. What a touching story about a beautiful family. Certainly adding them to my prayer list. Thanks for sharing over at Flip Flops and Pearls today. Glad to stop over and poke around your blog a bit. Have a good week.

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