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I’m not a conspiracy theorist.

That being said, I am beginning to wonder if there is an active effort by both Pro-Life and Pro-Choice to keep IVF out of the conversation. 615 more words

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PREFACE

“In Wilberforce’s day going with the flow meant supporting slavery, that Africans are not fully human. In Bonhoeffer’s world, in Nazi Germany, it meant supporting the idea that Jews are not fully human. 1,010 more words

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Chapter 1: Go Guam

“A grand adventure is about to begin.”

-Winnie the Pooh

Our story began after graduating College in 2003.

I married my college sweetheart, Beautiful Al, and began an eclectic and varied career route that began with running a small group home for “special needs” kids in central Maine and eventually led us to the other side of the world to the small Pacific Island of Guam chasing drug dealers with DEA Agents through wild hog trails the rugged South Pacific jungle. 641 more words

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CHAPTER 2: BEAUTIFUL AL AND BROKEN ME

“The worst kind of brokenness is the kind that you don’t know you have.”

-Amy Neftzger, The Orphanage of Miracles.

There aren’t that many moments in my life I can remember with absolute clarity, but the day we found out is still one of them. 405 more words

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CHAPTER 3: DAYS APART

Beautiful Al is one of the strongest people.

Ever.

She liked singing in High school.

Still does.

Couldn’t read a single note of music, but based on the fact she liked to sing, she decided to study it in College and get her degree in Music. 916 more words

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CHAPTER 4: KINDNESS IS BETTER

Please God. Make my Child kind.

December 31, 2012

New Years Eve.

We had been in Guam just over two years with almost two more to go. 1,234 more words

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CHAPTER 5: Old Memories

“The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.”

-Cesare Pavese

The following day Aly and I sat drinking coffee over our dining table, still reeling from the movie of our lives and discussing what options were available. 690 more words

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