‘He said, ‘I know she can’t go home,’ and was quiet the rest of the ride. Dad couldn’t get his coat off fast enough. He sat beside her, so happy to see her, saying how much he loved her.’

“She was staring straight ahead. That didn’t matter to him. He was back with his Mary Jane. I noticed it was quiet. I look over and Dad is laying on her shoulder sobbing – not crying, sobbing. After my tears started, I went in their bathroom wanted to scream. So these are the golden years?”

‘We received a message from someone from my past. Of all the people in the world, she chose us.’: After battling Leukemia, miscarriage 3 times, couple adopt 2 miracle babies

“We never heard or saw a heartbeat. I didn’t carry him home with tiger-striped stretch marks covering my belly. I didn’t come home swollen or bloody. And there he laid at just 4-hours old, 5lbs 13 oz. A blonde-haired boy with the sweetest old man face. Our little Lane Everett. I didn’t bear the scars that childbirth brings, but they sure were there on my heart.”

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