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Mother's Day 2018

It's been a while since I've had a few minutes to sit down and write beyond the quick hit updates I share on Finn's Facebook page. However, tonight for several reasons, I thought I should take a moment to document such a special day.

Last year Mother's Day was awful. Finn's entire heart and lung function was newly moved to ECMO and we were newly moved to Rochester. Not the typical relaxing day with breakfast in bed that most moms expect. I was lucky to have my mom come down to spend the day with us, but it still didn't make our situation any better. This year my own heart aches for the mothers who are living that truth. At least one that is still there from last.

If you've been following along on Finn's story for a while you will notice that the 13th has become a pretty special day to us. Of course it was the day that was born, but it was also the day he received his heart, the day he was discharged and now the day that we finally get to celebrate Mother…

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