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OUR KIDS

Learn a little about a few of our kids as written by their parents.
Brayden

 

Brayden lived a life full of many things he wasn't supposed to do, but he did one specific thing more than the others: smile, smiling was his favorite! He also loved to eat sweet potatoes for breakfast, lunch and dinner... demanded them, would be a better word. He loved swinging and kicking and his space blanket crinkle sounds. In his spare time he happily accompanied his family on adventures to waterfalls, sandy beaches, and boardwalks along through the forests and swamplands. When not adventuring, he loved to cuddle with his sisters and watch Disney shows and cartoons or hang in the neighborhood with the other kids. As much as he loved all of these things, he loved hearing babies cry the most - I’m embarrassed to admit, but it was great to hear his belly laughs! He oozed a contagious happiness everywhere he went and his big, bright light is still shining strong.
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Grayce

 

Grayce loved all things travel!!! Especially road trips from our trip to Florida to our Make A Wish camper trip to Oregon to meet her great grandparents. She also loved chaos, loud noises, raspberries and being outdoors. She enjoyed her therapies and just hanging out watching Denver Broncos football. And she very much loved meeting her little brother Declan.

Ethan

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Ethan loves watching movies and listening to music. Current favorites are the Minions, Alvin and the Chipmunks, batman and Kidz Bop music. He is a happy and friendly guy with the occasional preteen attitude. Ethan does many of the things the doctors told us he never would. He lets us know how he is feeling with his facial expressions whether its happy, mad or whatever. He is very opinionated. He even communicates using eye gaze. He can pick a choice or answer yes/no to question. He even has a system called EagleEyes which allows him to work a computer with his eyes. He can even play video games independently with it. He is amazing and loves to bring out the "I'm Possible" in impossible.

Johnny
 

Johnny has an immense love for life that he shares with everyone around him through his big smile and contagious laughter. He loves exploring the outdoors, bumpy rides in his wheelchair, watching TV, loud music, and spending time with other kids. He’s laid back but also very determined - a perfect combination for living life to the fullest while accomplishing the impossible.