Monday, December 13, 2010

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We received a letter from Ben's foster mom, which is priceless. We have some email contact through the foster sister, but to hear from the foster mom herself is wonderful.

I cried like a baby when I read the letter (no surprise really, since I cry all the time).
This is for all of you who don't have contact with your children's foster parents. These children are so loved.

Here are some excerpts:

"We gave him everything we could give him."

"When he heard that the new parents are coming, not sure if he understood it fully, he had some hard time eating and sleeping. I was also worried to death..."

"I never stopped thinking about him every day. Each time I miss him, I would look at the world clock and think "what is he doing by this time of day?"

I admire these families who take care of our babies not knowing how long they will be with them and love them with all of their hearts.

16 comments:

  1. What a beautiful gift to have received from a family who clearly loves this boy so much. From all of us who don't have the pleasure of contact with foster families, THANK YOU!!!

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  2. That's beautiful! You are so lucky to have gotten a letter! How wonderful!

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  3. So amazing for you and for Ben. I can't imagine what those foster families go through, but thank goodness for them!

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  4. how wonderful. ben is so blessed to have had such a loving foster family.

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  5. THat is so wonderful, you know how loved he still is and each day he was until you were with him. It make me cry just thinking about it. It is so wonderful that you have contact!

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  6. I love it. Those foster parents truly love "our" (i am trusting leah is born) children.

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  7. Wow! That is beautiful! Brings tears to my eyes. So wonderful for you and Ben to have that letter!

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  8. Amazing letter and how lucky and special to have that connection.

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  9. There is so much love written in that letter. What a great gift you have. Our boys wouldn't be the same little boys without the love of their foster families!

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  10. What a blessing! Thank you so much for sharing those wonderful words with the rest of us.

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  11. Foster parents are true angels.

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  12. How beautiful and what a blessing to receive this letter!

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  13. such a special gift to receive a letter! i think its so wonderful for everyone involved when you can keep in contact.

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  14. OK, now I'm crying! That's beautiful. These families are simply amazing. Thank you so much for sharing those excerpts, I'm so excited for you guys (and Ben) to have this contact.

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  15. totally late on following your blog - but this just made me cry!!!!

    The last paragraph is touching...

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