Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Happy Mothers Day

Even though I did not know you, I have loved you.   I have always wanted to have a ‘real’ mom to say that to.  Oh, I had a stand in for mother daughter teas I never had the real thing.   I was always so jealous of the girls that had their mom’s with them and the times at school when we made mother day cards were hard.

I did almost meet you, you were the lady that came to the house when I was little and no one would confess that yes, that lady was your mom. In fact my whole ‘other’ family was kept from me, but I knew they were there and I searched for  them to no avail. Then one day a call came, it opened up a new world for me, it was a call from my cousin Kathy.  Wow!!  I found out my mothers sister was still living and that yes I had cousins.   A family reunion was put together and I was able to meet my family. This was the first time in my life I felt at home and it was so hard to leave when the time came for us to go our separate ways once again.

There is a long story that goes with all of this but for now I just want to say “Happy Mothers Day”  and I love you so much.

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Thank you to my cousins who had pictures and letters to share with us.  I love the picture of mom with sis.

So many questions will always go unanswered, then again so many were answered.

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  2. Nonie, this is so touching. I just don't know what to say.

    I have a dear friend, my life long BFF, and she found her birth mom. It did not work out but it did give her some closure. Luckily she was blessed with a wonderful adoptive family, truly wonderful people.

    I am so glad you were able to get to the truth. It always sets you free.

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  3. Lovely and very touching. So glad you found your "other" family. Enjoy this special weekend.

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