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Monday, September 14, 2009

two rays of sunshine in the dark



We all know that we shouldn't drink and drive. But it's when you read stories like THIS one that it stops you in your tracks. This is reality. Every parent's nightmare. Thank goodness for this family's faith. Only God could pull you through such a tragedy. They now have two very special rays of sunshine to fill those cloudy days.

Their story appeared on the Today Show:


Please don't drink and drive. Care enough not to let anyone else do so either. It may be your child's life that is saved.

10 comments :

Don and Lisa Osborn said...

I saw this article story earlier on Facebook and I love how you've taken it a step further and posted about it on your blog. I can't imagine what this family has gone through but am so glad God held them together and brought them Hope and Faith.

Thank you for your poignant words!

Blessings~
Lisa

Holly said...

Totally crying and snotting here.
Loved the portrait of their 5 children together. Don't know how they kept their composure on the air.

Peg said...

We just had a tragedy like this recently in NY... see article... people just don't get it.
http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2009/08/04/2009-08-04_diane_schuler_mom_who_drove_van_wrong_way_on_the_taconic_killing_8_was_drunk_on_.html

sara said...

I had not seen that. What an amazing story!

David and Sarah said...

Wow. Thank you for sharing this incredible story.

a Tonggu Momma said...

Okay, now I'm a blubbery mess. I had not seen this story. Thank you for linking to it.

Daniella said...

I have been a long time follower of your blog - sorry for not commenting before. I am an active volunteer for SW Floridas MADD Chapter and I thank you for sharing this - it's such a huge problem. Thanks for raising more awareness.

day by day said...

Oh. boy....this one has me in tears. Thanks for sharing this.

Have a great week, my friend!!

Lindsey's mom said...

God Bless you for posting this!! I follow their blog and have corrensponded with them. There loss was horrible and their children will alway be in my heart.

Karin said...

wow...what a tragic story with an inspiring ending. I am pretty speechless. Awesome how they credited God with getting them through the pain and enabling them to have Faith and Hope.

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