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‘You’re my hero.’ Sometimes answered prayers don’t always look the way we thought they would.’: Mom thanks Taekwondo instructors for ‘standing in the gap’ for son

“I never had positive male role models. Upon becoming a mother, my deepest wish was for my kids to have what I was missing. Good, strong men they could count on to care about them, invest in them, and help them become who they’re supposed to be. I never expected Master Cruz and Mr. Jose would stand in the gap.”

‘Take photos with your grandparents, because one day, when the dust has settled and the years have gone by, those photos may be all you have left of them.’: Woman pens ode to grandparents

“In a culture where I never felt quite good enough for anyone, I was good enough for them. They loved me for me; in all my brokenness and in all my flaws, my grandparents loved every ounce of my being. None of us knew it at the time, but they saved me in more ways than I can count.”

‘You are more special, because I CHOSE you to be my daughters.’ He elected 8 weeks of inpatient rehab, just to walk my sister down the aisle.’: Woman shares touching tribute to late father

“The moment he met us, he was in love. To him, we were his daughters, not his step-daughters. I’ll never forget the phone call. ‘Boys, go to your rooms. I need to talk to mom.’ I knew the look of anguish, though I’d never seen it on my husband’s face. ‘Your mom found your dad in the driveway. He had been out messing around in the yard.’ I crumbled.”

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