Little Bella has captured the hearts of our family and everyone that meets her. We want to share her story with all.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Down Syndrome

As Bella continues to improve, I'm discovering a new little girl. The same fighting amazing warrior is there, but there is time and energy for this amazing little personality to start shining through. I find myself stopping and watching, marveling at this creature. I've always known she was an amazing fighter, but there is more to her. Buried underneath that fierce determination to live, a strong personality is starting to emerge. She is fun and silly. She is stubborn and ornery. And I see glimpses of Down syndrome. I used to forget that she had DS when I would list off her diagnosises. As she gets better I am seeing her tongue sticking out of her mouth, and expressions that are so much like Joy's. She is so cute. I have to admit I love a little face with Down syndrome.

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