Jul
17

Donation Perspective: From Childhood to Adulthood

posted on July 17th 2018 in Aftercare & Blog with 0 Comments

organ and tissue donation

I never imagined how much organ and tissue donation would shape my life. I remember the day my college diploma arrived in the mail. It had been two months since graduation, but only a week since McKenzie had died. The memories came flooding in: the family photos we took around campus, the celebratory meal and […]

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May
27

Graduation

posted on May 27th 2018 in Aftercare & Blog with 0 Comments

Graduation is usually a time when we reflect on our child’s life over the past 18 years.  The day they were born, began to walk and talk, their first day of school, the day they began driving and all the days you smiled with pride as you watched them accomplish all their milestones and dreams during […]

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May
11

A Mother’s Love Never Dies

posted on May 11th 2018 in Aftercare & Blog with 0 Comments

It’s Mother’s Day, and I’m reminded that it’s another holiday spent without the physical presence of my son. It’s been almost four years now since my son Marvin “Chip” Wilkerson died. For those that may wonder does it ever get any easier – does the pain lessen as the years go by? My honest answer […]

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Nov
21

CHOOSING GRATITUDE AFTER THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE

posted on November 21st 2017 in Aftercare & Blog with 0 Comments

When we have faced tremendous tragedy and loss, sometimes the last thing we want to do, the hardest thing we face, is finding a way to be grateful or thankful. Especially when others around us are in the midst of celebrating the blessings of life, and we are barely clinging to the remnants of our […]

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