Another Hospital Moment

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7 Responses

  1. Uncle Bill says:

    Another amazing post, Heather. Tearing up in my supercube.

  2. unclejoshy says:

    Dude, me too! I’m sitting here at my desk trying to work but the thought of that 200 person chorus singing to her is powerful. You’re an eloquent writer, sister. I’m expecting a book in the future.

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